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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty affects IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client web user interface, IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management, and IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

Security Bulletin


Summary

A vulnerability IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information. This vulnerability may affect the IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client web user interface, IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management, and IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments. UPDATED 1/29/2021: Added 7.1 fix for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4329
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0 and Liberty 17.0.0.3 through 20.0.0.4 could allow a remote, authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper parameter checking. This could be exploited to conduct spoofing attacks. IBM X-Force ID: 177841.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177841 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive web user interface8.1.7.0-8.1.10.0 (Linux and Windows)            
8.1.9.0-8.1.10.0 (AIX)
IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management8.1.7.0-8.1.10.0 (Linux)
8.1.9.0-8.1.10.0 (AIX)
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware

8.1.0.0-8.1.10.0
7.1.0.0-7.1.8.9

IBM Spectrum Protect (for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for Hyper-V8.1.4.0-8.1.10.0

Remediation/Fixes



IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client web user interface ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.18.1.11AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6367205


IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.18.1.1.11AIX
Linux
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6335741


IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.18.1.11Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6152475
              7.1
7.1.8.10
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/316625
 


IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for Hyper-V ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.18.1.11Linuxhttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6152475


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

20 November 2020: Initial Publication
29 January 2021: Added fix for 7.1 IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware

*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:
29 January 2021

UID

ibm16371650