The IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Backup-Archive Client is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could allow execution of arbitrary code on the local system or the application to crash.
DESCRIPTION: The IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. This could allow execution of arbitrary code on the local system or the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/160200 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
- 188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206
- 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168
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18 July 2019 - original version published
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24 July 2019