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Security Bulletin: Denial of Service vulnerability in IBM Spectrum Protect Server (CVE-2020-4559)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Spectrum Protect Server is vulnerable to a denial of service due to improper validation of user-supplied input.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4559
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Server could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service due to improper validation of user-supplied input.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183613 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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 Server8.1.0.000-8.1.10.000
7.1.0.000-7.1.10.xxx

Remediation/Fixes

 
Spectrum Protect
Server Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
      8.18.1.10.100AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6323469
      7.17.1.11.000AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6256504

 

 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Tenable, Inc.

Change History

27 August 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:
01 September 2020

UID

ibm16323757