IBM Tivoli Storage Manager buffer overflow

tsm-cve20132964-bo (83760) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the TSM UNIX/Linux clients. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized root privileges on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.2
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1651120 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1651120: TSM UNIX and Linux Client Local Buffer Overrun (CVE-2013-2964).
  • CVE-2013-2964: Buffer overflow in dsmtca in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) through 5.5.4.0, 6.1.0 through 6.1.5.4, 6.2.0 through 6.2.4.7, and 6.3.0 through 6.3.0.17 on UNIX and Linux allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
  • SA55148: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Client dsmtca Buffer Overflow Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • SA55150: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management / Client dsmtca Buffer Overflow Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 5.5
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.2
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.3

Reported:

Oct 01, 2013

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