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Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Mount Buffer Overflow (CVE-2015-0120)

Security Bulletin


IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Mount might be vulnerable to buffer overflow from the network or local machine.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-0120


The Mount from IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 6.1.11 and earlier versions might be vulnerable to buffer overflow from the network when a FastBack Mount port is open or from the local host.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack: 6.1.11 and earlier


FastBack Release

First Fixing
VRMF Level
PlatfomAPARLink to fix

Workarounds and Mitigations


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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by AbdulAziz Hariri HP Zero Day Initiative

Change History

7 April 2015 : Original version published
2 March 2016 : Update expiration date

*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.


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018