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Security Bulletin: Incorrect permissions on restored files and directories using IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client web user interface on Windows (CVE-2019-4093)

Security Bulletin


Files and directories restored using the IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Backup-Archive Client web user interface on Windows may have incorrect permissions.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4093
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager could allow a user to restore files and directories using IBM Spectrum Prootect Client Web User Interface on Windows that they should not have access to due to incorrect file permissions.
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Backup-Archive Client web user interface version 8.1.7 on Windows.


Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive
Client Release

First Fixing
VRM Level

Platform APAR Link to Fix
    8.1.7     Windows IT28315

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

14 March 2019 - original version published

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Internal Use Only

Advisory 15399 Record 132199

Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
14 March 2019