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Security Bulletin: Unauthenticated User Could Gain Remote Access to TS3100/TS3200 (CVE-2016-9005)

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Summary

IBM TS3100/TS3200 Tape Library could allow an unauthenticated user, with access to the company network, to change a user's password and gain remote access to the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-9005
DESCRIPTION:
IBM TS3100-TS3200 Tape Library could allow an unauthenticated user, with access to the company network, to change a user's password and gain remote access to the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119393 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Versions D.60 and lower

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to version E.20 or later.
After applying the fix, all passwords should either be confirmed or changed to ensure that they were not changed (and therefore accessible) by a third-party.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Thierry De Leeuw at Avance Consulting SPRLu.

Change History

09 January 2017: Original version published
16 January 2017: Updated Remediation/Fixes section

*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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Document information

More support for: Tape Libraries

Version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: N/A

Reference #: S1009656

Modified date: 16 January 2017