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Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Demo package on the Web Potential DLL Loading Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2016-5934 )

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Demo package on the Web contains a DLL hijacking vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the targeted system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5934
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Demo package on the web could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. By placing a specially-crafted DLL in the victim's path, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability when the installer is executed to run arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the victim.
CVSS Base Score: 7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115819 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

FastBack Demo package on the Web page (option 4)
https://www.ibm.com/marketing/iwm/tnd/featured.jsp?pgel=featdnld

Remediation/Fixes

FastBack Platfom Link to fix
FastBack Demo package on the Web Windows The affected FastBack demo was removed from the following web page:
https://www.ibm.com/marketing/iwm/tnd/featured.jsp?pgel=featdnld

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Related information

Acknowledgement

Vulnerability reported to IBM by Sachin Wagh (tiger_tigerboy)

Change History

22 August, 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.

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Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack

Software version: 5.5

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1988908

Modified date: 22 August 2016