IBM Spectrum Protect Server and Storage Agent RCE

critical Nessus Plugin ID 134564
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A backup service running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The IBM Spectrum Protect server or storage agent running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper invalidation of user-supplied data during communication exchanges. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a series of specially crafted messages, to execute arbitrary code on the system with instance id privileges or cause the server or storage agent to crash.


Upgrade to IBM Spectrum Protect or 8.1.8 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 134564

File Name: ibm_spectrum_protect_cve-2019-4087.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 3/13/2020

Updated: 3/13/2020

Dependencies: ibm_tsm_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-4087


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:ibm:tivoli_storage_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, x-cpe:2.3:a:ibm:spectrum_protect:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 6/28/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/28/2019