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Security Bulletin: Denial of Service vulnerability in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus (CVE-2020-5023)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus may be vulnerable to a denial of service attack when arbitrary data injection/parameter fuzzing is performed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5023
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Spectrum Protect Plus could allow a remote user to inject arbitrary data iwhich could cause the serivce to crash due to excess resource consumption.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193659 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus10.1.0-10.1.7

Remediation/Fixes


IBM Spectrum Protect
Plus Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
      10.110.1.7 ifix2
(10.1.7.2)
Linuxhttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6330495   

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

9 February 2021: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 February 2021

UID

ibm16410888