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Security Bulletin: Cross-site request forgery vulnerability in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware and IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager for VMware (CVE-2016-6033)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware (IBM Spectrum Protect™ for Virtual Environments) and IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager for VMware (IBM Spectrum Protect™ Snapshot) is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery. An attacker could execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-6033
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments (VMware) is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116892 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products and versions are affected.

  • Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware (IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments):
    - 7.1.0.0 through 7.1.6.3
  • Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager for VMware (IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot):
    - 4.1.0.0 through 4.1.6.0

Remediation/Fixes

Tivoli Storage Manager for VE: Data Protection for VMware Release

First Fixing VRMF LevelClient
Platform
Link to Fix / Fix Availability Target
7.17.1.6.4Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24042520
Tivoli Storage
FlashCopy Manager for VMware Release
First Fixing VRMF LevelClient
Platform
Link to Fix / Fix Availability Target
4.14.1.6.1Linuxftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-flashcopymanager/patches/v4r1/vmware/v4161/

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

14 December 2016 - Original version published
19 December 2016 - Updated link to 7.1.6.4 to point to DP for VMware instead of the client
13 April 2018 - Fix 4.1 download information

*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

Review the IBM security bulletin disclaimer and definitions regarding your responsibilities for assessing potential impact of security vulnerabilities to your environment.

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21995545