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Security Bulletin: Directory Traversal and Execution of Arbitrary Code vulnerabilities in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus (CVE-2020-4711, CVE-2020-4703)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is vulnerable to directory traversal and execution of arbitrary code on the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4711
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to view arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187501 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4703
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Administrative Console could allow an authenticated attacker to upload arbitrary files which could be execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable server. This vulnerability is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2020-4470.
CVSS Base score: 8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187188 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/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
PlatformLink to Fix
      10.110.1.6 ifix4Linuxhttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6254732    

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Tenable Research.

Change History

14 September 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 September 2020

UID

ibm16328867