Security Bulletin: ACLs not backed up on VxFS-HP-UX filesystems by IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client (CVE-2019-4236)
ACL entries associated with a file or directory on a VxFS HP-UX filesystem may not be backed up by the IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Backup-Archive Client.
DESCRIPTION: A Spectrum Protect client backup or archive operation running for an HP-UX VxFS object is not backing up Access Control List (ACL) entries in certain cases. As a result, restoring or retrieving an object may have incorrect ACL entries.
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/159418 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
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18 July 2019 - original version published
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