IBM Spectrum Protect Plus agent files on Windows have incorrect access permissions.
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
|IBM Spectrum Protect Plus||10.1.0-10.1.6|
|Platform||APAR||Link to Fix|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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03 August 2020: Initial Publication11 August 2020; Added APAR IT33149
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17 August 2020