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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus (CVE-2020-5017, CVE-2020-5018, CVE-2020-5019, CVE-2020-5020, CVE-2020-5021, CVE-2020-5022)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is vulnerable to exposure of sensitive data, clickjacking, HTTP header injection, failure to invalidate sessions, and unauthorized access to information.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5018
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus may include sensitive information in its URLs increasing the risk of such information being caputured by an attacker.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193654 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5019
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is vulnerable to HTTP header injection, caused by improper validation of input by the HOST headers. By sending a specially crafted HTTP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject HTTP HOST header, which will allow the attacker to conduct various attacks against the vulnerable system, including cross-site scripting, cache poisoning or session hijacking.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193655 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5021
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus does not invalidate session after a password reset which could allow a local user to impersonate another user on the system.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193657 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5020
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193656 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5017
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus may allow a local user to obtain access to information beyond their intended role and permissions.
CVSS Base score: 2.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193653 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5022
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus may allow unauthenticated and unauthorized access to VDAP proxy which can result in an attacker obtaining information they are not authorized to access.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193658 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus10.1.0-10.1.6

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect
Plus Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
      10.110.1.7Linuxhttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6330495
 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

07 January 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 January 2021

UID

ibm16398754