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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting and failure to enforce HTTP Strict Transport Security vulnerabilities in IBM Spectrum Control (formerly Tivoli Storage Productivity Center) (CVE-2019-4137, CVE-2019-4138)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Spectrum Control (formerly Tivoli Storage Productivity Center) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting and failure to enforce HTTP Strict Transport Security.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4137
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/158333 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2019-4138
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/158334 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)  

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.13 - 5.2.17.2
IBM Spectrum Control 5.3.0 - 5.3.2
The versions listed above apply to all licensed offerings of IBM Spectrum Control.  

Remediation/Fixes

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.

Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
Link to Fix/Fix Availability Target
  5.2 5.2.17.3 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21320822#53_0
  5.3 5.3.3 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21320822#53_0
Note: It is always recommended to have a current backup before applying any update procedure.   

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

23 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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition

Software version: 5.2.13, 5.2.14, 5.2.15, 5.2.15.2, 5.2.16, 5.2.17.0, 5.2.17.1, 5.2.17.2, 5.3.0.1, 5.3.1,5.3.2

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0880375

Modified date: 23 May 2019