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Security Bulletin: Spoofing and denial of service vulnerabilities in WebSphere Application Server Liberty affect IBM Spectrum Protect Client web user interface and IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments (CVE-2018-1902, CVE-2019-4046)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Potential spoofing and denial of service vulnerabilities in IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty affect IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Backup-Archive Client web user interface and IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) for Virtual Environments.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1902
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to spoof connection information which could be used to launch further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/152531 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2019-4046
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper handling of request headers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the consumption of Memory.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/156242 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products and versions are affected by this vulnerability:
 
  • IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Client web user interface versions:
    -   8.1.7 and 8.1.7.1
     
  • IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware versions:
    -  8.1.0.0 through 8.1.7.0
    -  7.1.0.0 through 7.1.8.5
     
  • IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for Hyper-V versions:
    -  8.1.4.0 through 8.1.7.0

Remediation/Fixes

Backup-Archive Client web user interface Release First Fixing
VRM Level
Platform Link to Fix
              8.1 8.1.8 Linux
Windows

https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10885610


Data Protection for
VMware Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
Platform Link to Fix
              8.1 8.1.8 Linux
Windows

https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10879887

              7.1 7.1.8.6 Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044553
 

Data Protection for Hyper-V  Release

First Fixing VRM Level

Platform
Link to Fix
               8.1 8.1.8 Windows

https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10879887


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

18 July 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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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments Linux, Windows 8.1, 7.1
Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments Data Protection for VMware Linux, Windows 7.1

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Component: Web user interface

Software version: 8.1

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0884082

Modified date: 24 July 2019