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Security Bulletin: Code injection vulnerability in IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center (CVE-2020-4693)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Due to improper validation of data prior to export, IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4693
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper validation of data prior to export.
CVSS Base score: 9.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/186782 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center8.1.0.000-8.1.9.xxx
7.1.0.000-7.1.10.xxx

Remediation/Fixes

 
 
Spectrum Protect
Operations Center Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
      8.18.1.10.000AIX
Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6229104
      7.17.1.11.000AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6256682

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

1 September 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

ibm16325341