Security Bulletin: Db2 vulnerability affects the IBM Spectrum Protect Server (CVE-2018-1448)
The IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Server is affected by an IBM Db2 vulnerability that could allow a local user to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the Db2 instance owner.
UPDATED 1/16/2019: Changed "First Fixing VRM Level" in Remediation/Fixes table for 8.1 from 8.1.6 to 220.127.116.11.
UPDATED 6/28/2019: Added fix for 7.1.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1 (includes Db2 Connect Server) contains a vulnerability that could allow a local user to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the Db2 instance owner. IBM X-Force ID: 140043.
CVSS Base Score: 7.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140043 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
This vulnerability affects the IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Server levels:
- 18.104.22.168 through 8.1.5.x.
- 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199
|IBM Spectrum Protect
|Platform||Link to Fix|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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21 September 2018 - original version published
16 January 2019 - updated "First Fixing VRM Level" in Remediation/Fixes table for 8.1 from 8.1.6 to 188.8.131.52.
28 June 2019 - updated to add fix for 7.1
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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|Tivoli Storage Manager||Server||AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows||7.1|
More support for:
IBM Spectrum Protect
Software version: 7.1, 8.1
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 0729863
Modified date: 28 June 2019