CVE-2020-4415

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Description

IBM Spectrum Protect 7.1 and 8.1 server is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking. This could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of an administrator or user associated with the Spectrum Protect server or cause the Spectrum Protect server to crash. IBM X-Force ID: 179990.

References

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6195706

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179990

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-04-23

Updated: 2021-07-21

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:ibm:spectrum_protect:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions from 7.1.0.0 to 7.1.10.0 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:a:ibm:spectrum_protect:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions from 8.1.0.0 to 8.1.9.200 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
136547IBM Spectrum Protect 7.1.x < 7.1.10.100 / 8.1.x < 8.1.9.300 Stack-based Buffer OverflowNessusGeneral
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