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.
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
|IBM Spectrum Protect Server||18.104.22.168-22.214.171.124|
|Spectrum Protect Server||126.96.36.199-188.8.131.52|
|IBM Spectrum Protect
|Platform||Link to Fix|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Tenable, Inc.
21 April 2020: Initial Publication
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24 April 2020