Security Bulletin: Password disclosure in IBM Spectrum Protect Server (CVE-2019-4140)
The IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Server may disclose the database restore password when using the dsmserv restore db command. This could allow another user to perform a database restore or possibly result in an old backup replacing the database.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server could allow a local user to replace existing databases by restoring old data.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/158336 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
This vulnerability affects the following IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Server levels:
- 184.108.40.206 through 8.1.7.xxx
- 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168
|IBM Spectrum Protect
|Platform||Link to Fix|
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28 June 2019 - original version published
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|Tivoli Storage Manager||Server||AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows||7.1|
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IBM Spectrum Protect
Software version: 7.1, 8.1
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 0883346
Modified date: 28 June 2019