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Security Bulletin: IBM Spectrum Protect Client and IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management web user interface vulnerable to authentication bypass and clickjacking (CVE-2020-4494, CVE-2020-4406)

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Summary

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.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4494
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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4406
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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Client8.1.7.0-8.1.9.1 (Linux and Windows)
8.1.9.0-8.1.9.1 (AIX)
IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management8.1.7.0-8.1.9.1 (Linux)
8.1.9.0-8.1.9.1 (AIX)

Remediation/Fixes

 
Spectrum Protect
Backup-Archive Client Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
               8.1  8.1.10AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6223388

 

 

Spectrum Protect for
Space Management
Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.1  8.1.10AIX
Linux
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/5737761

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

12 June 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:
12 June 2020

UID

ibm16221448