IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Client Local Buffer Overrun

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Synopsis :

A client application installed on the remote Linux host is affected by
a local buffer overrun vulnerability.

Description :

The version of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Client installed on the
remote Linux host is potentially affected by a local buffer overrun
vulnerability in the TSM client. The vulnerability could allow a local
user to gain unauthorized root access.

See also :

https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21651120

Solution :

Upgrade to Tivoli Storage Manager Client 5.5.4.1 / 6.1.5.5 / 6.2.5.0 /
6.3.1.0 or later or contact the vendor for additional workarounds.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 70587 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62789

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2964