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Security Bulletin: Password disclosure vulnerability in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware vSphere GUI (CVE-2016-6034)

Security Bulletin


IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware (IBM Spectrum Protect™ for Virtual Environments) VMware vSphere GUI is vulnerable to a password disclosure.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-6034
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments (VMware) could disclose the Windows domain credentials to a user with a high level of privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following levels of IBM Tivoli Storage Manger for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware (IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments) are affected:

  • through


Tivoli Storage Manager for VE: Data Protection for VMware Release

First Fixing VRMF LevelClient
Link to Fix / Fix Availability Target

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

12 December 2016 - Original version published
19 December 2016 - Updated link to DP for VMware

*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