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Security Bulletin: Denial of Service vulnerability in IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client (CVE-2019-4406)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Backup-Archive Client is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4406
DESCRIPTION:   The IBM Spectrum Protect Client may be vulnerable to a denial of service attack due to a timing issue between client and server TCP/IP communications.
CVSS Base score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/162477 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Backup-Archive Client

8.1.0.0-8.1.8.0
7.1.0.0-7.1.8.6

       

Remediation/Fixes

Spectrum Protect
Backup-Archive
Client Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
 APAR Platform Link to Fix
       8.1 8.1.9 IT29313 AIX
Linux
Macintosh
Solaris
Windoes
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm11108473
       7.1 7.1.8.7 IT29313 AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Macintosh
Solaris
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044550
      

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

22 Nov 2019: Initial Publication

*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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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
20 December 2019

UID

ibm11107777