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Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2015-1896)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack mount process is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. A local or network attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges or cause the server to crash.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-1896
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by FastBackMount process. 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: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/101544 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Mount 6.1.11 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

FastBack Release

First Fixing
VRMF Level
PlatfomAPARLink to fix
6.1 6.1.11.1WindowsNonehttp://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/quickorder?product=ibm%2FTivoli%2FIBM+Tivoli+Storage+Manager+FastBack&fixids=6.1.11.1-TIV-TSMFB-FP001&source=SAR

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References

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Acknowledgement

sztivi and Rohit Mothe working with VeriSign iDefense Labs

Change History

7 April , 2015 : Original version published
10 March, 2016 : Update expiration date

*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

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21700536