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Security Bulletin: Stack-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability in IBM Spectrum Protect Server

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Spectrum Protect Server is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow which could allow a remote attacker to executive arbitrary code on the system or cause the IBM Spectrum Protect Server to crash.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4415
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect server is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking. This could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of an administrator or user associated with the Spectrum Protect server or cause the Spectrum Protect server to crash.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179990 for the current score.
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

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Server 8.1.0.0-8.1.9.200
Spectrum Protect Server 7.1.0.0-7.1.10.0

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect
Server Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
APAR
Number
Platform Link to Fix
         8.1    8.1.9.300 IT32530      AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/1275274
         7.1    7.1.10.100 IT32530 AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6194001

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Tenable, Inc.

Change History

21 April 2020: 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 April 2020

UID

ibm16195706