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Security Bulletin: Incorrect permissions on IBM Spectrum Protect Plus agent files (CVE-2020-4631)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus agent files on Windows have incorrect access permissions.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4631
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus agent files, in non-default configurations, on Windows are assigned access to everyone with full control permissions, which could allow a local user to cause interruption of the service operations.
CVSS Base score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/185372 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus10.1.0-10.1.6

Remediation/Fixes

 
Spectrum Protect
Plus Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformAPAR
Link to Fix
      10.110.1.6 ifix2LinuxIT33149 https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6254732    

 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

03 August 2020: Initial Publication11 August 2020; Added APAR IT33149

*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:
17 August 2020

UID

ibm16255116