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Security Bulletin: Cross-site Scripting vulnerability affects IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware and IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager for VMware (CVE-2015-1988)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Tivoli Storage Manger for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware (IBM Spectrum Protect™ for Virtual Environments) and IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager for VMware (IBM Spectrum Protect™ Snapshot) are vulnerable to cross-site scripting which would allow a remote attacker to execute script in a victim's Web browser.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-1988
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103825 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware:
- 7.1.0.0 through 7.1.2.x
- 6.4.0.0 through 6.4.3.0
- 6.3.0.0 through 6.3.2.4

Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager for VMware:
- 4.1.0.0 through 4.1.2.0
- 3.2.0.0 through 3.2.0.5
- 3.1.0.0 through 3.1.1.2

Remediation/Fixes

Tivoli Storage Manager for VE: Data Protection for VMware Release

First Fixing VRMF LevelClient
Platform
Link to Fix / Fix Availability Target
7.17.1.3Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24040190
6.46.4.3.1Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041370
6.36.3.2.5Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037601


Tivoli Storage
FlashCopy Manager for VMware Release
First Fixing VRMF LevelClient
Platform
Link to Fix / Fix Availability Target
4.1 4.1.3.0LinuxNote that 4.1.3.0 is no longer available for download. You can download 4.1.6.4 to obtain the fix:
ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-flashcopymanager/patches/v4r1/vmware/
3.2 3.2.0.6LinuxNote that 3.2.0.6 is no longer available for download. You can download 3.2.0.9 to obtain the fix:ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-flashcopymanager/patches/v3r2/vmware/
3.1 3.1.1.3LinuxFixes for release 3.1 are no longer available for download as this release is no longer supported. Customers requiring fixes should upgrade to the latest release which contains the most recent security fixes. Contact IBM Support with any questions.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

2015 September 30 - Initially published
2015 December 03 - Updated Remediation/Fixes for 6.4, 6.3, 3.2, and 3.1.
13 April 2018 - Fix download information

*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 Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21967532