The web user interface provided by the IBM Spectrum Protect Client and IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management is vulnerable to authentication bypass and a clickjacking attack.
DESCRIPTION: The IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client web user interface and IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management web user interface could allow an attacker to bypass authentication due to improper session validation which can result in access to unauthorized resources.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/182019 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
DESCRIPTION: The IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client web user interface and IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management web user interface could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179488 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Spectrum Protect Client||184.108.40.206-220.127.116.11 (Linux and Windows)|
|IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management||18.104.22.168-22.214.171.124 (Linux)|
|Spectrum Protect |
Backup-Archive Client Release
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Workarounds and Mitigations
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12 June 2020: Initial Publication
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12 June 2020