Security Bulletin: Session Management vulnerability affects IBM Spectrum Control (formerly Tivoli Storage Productivity Center) (CVE-2019-4072)
Session management has a security breach which in some cases can affect the IBM Spectrum Control application.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center allows users to remain idle within the application even when a user has logged out. Utilizing the application back button users can remain logged in as the current user for a short period of time, therefore users are presented with information for Spectrum Control Application.
CVSS Base Score: 4.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/157064 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
|Affected Product||Affected Versions|
|IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center||5.2.0 - 220.127.116.11|
|IBM Spectrum Control||5.2.8 - 18.104.22.168|
|IBM Spectrum Control||5.3.0 - 5.3.1|
The solution is to apply an appropriate IBM Spectrum Control fix. Click on the download link and follow the Installation Instructions. The solution should be implemented as soon as practicable.
Starting with 5.2.8, Tivoli Storage Productivity Center has been renamed to IBM Spectrum Control.
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Workarounds and Mitigations
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7 May 2019 - original version published
*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 Productivity Center||AIX, Linux, Windows||5.2.0, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, 5.2.4, 22.214.171.124, 5.2.6, 126.96.36.199|
More support for:
IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition
Software version: 5.2.8, 188.8.131.52, 5.2.11, 5.2.12, 5.2.13, 5.2.14, 5.2.15, 184.108.40.206, 5.2.16, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 5.2.1
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows
Reference #: 0873036
Modified date: 07 May 2019