IBM Spectrum Protect Server - SELECT Command RCE

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The backup service installed on the remote host is affected by a
remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

IBM Spectrum Protect, formerly known as Tivoli Storage Manager,
installed on the remote host is version through It
is, therefore, affected by a buffer overflow condition when handling
the SELECT command in a SQL query due to improper validation of input.
An authenticated, remote attacker with TSM administrator privileges
can exploit this issue, via a specially crafted SQL query, to cause a
denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied
only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to IBM Spectrum Protect Server or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 97524 ()

Bugtraq ID: 96443

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8998

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