IBM Support

Security Bulletin: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack (CVE-2016-0212, CVE-2016-0213, CVE-2016-0216)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack is affected by multiple stack based buffer overflow security vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may cause the server to crash.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0212
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking. By sending a crafted packet an attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges or cause the server to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109663 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-0213
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking. By sending a crafted packet an attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges or cause the server to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109664 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-0216
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking. By sending a crafted packet an attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges or cause the server to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109672 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 6.1.0.0 - 6.1.11.1.
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 5.5.

Remediation/Fixes

FastBack Release First FixingVRMF Level Platfom APAR Link to fix
6.1 6.1.12 Windows None http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFix?product=ibm%2FTivoli%2FIBM+Tivoli+Storage+Manager+FastBack

For FastBack 5.5, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported FastBack 6.1.12.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins

References

Related information

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Soufiane Boussali HelpDesk at Atos Maroc, Casablanca Nearshore..

Change History

15 February 2016 : 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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack

Software version: 5.5, 5.5.6, 6.1, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5, 6.1.6, 6.1.7, 6.1.8, 6.1.9, 6.1.10, 6.1.11

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1975358

Modified date: 01 March 2016