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Security Bulletin: Information Disclosure in IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center (CVE-2019-4129)

Security Bulletin


A stack trace may be displayed in error messages generated by IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Operations Center.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4129
DESCRIPTION: IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error message containing a stack trace. By creating an error with a stack trace, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to potentially obtain details on the Operations Center architecture.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following levels of IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Operations Center are affected:

  • through
  • through


IBM Spectrum Protect
Operations Center Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
Platform Link to Fix
            8.1 8.1.8 AIX



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Related Information

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Change History

28 June 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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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center AIX, Linux, Windows 7.1

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Component: Operations Center

Software version: 7.1, 8.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0883236

Modified date: 28 June 2019