IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Client 6.3.1.x < / 6.4.x < ReFS Insecure File Permissions

Low Nessus Plugin ID 72203


A client application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by an unauthorized access vulnerability.


The version of Tivoli Storage Manager Client installed on the remote Windows host is potentially affected by an issue in which file permissions are not preserved when files residing on a Resilient File System (ReFS) are backed up or restored.

Note that the SKIPNTSECURITYPERMISSIONS option must be set to NO (the default value) for the system to be affected by this vulnerability, however Nessus has not tested for this option setting.


Upgrade to Tivoli Storage Manager Client / or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 72203

File Name: tivoli_storage_manager_client_641.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/01/29

Updated: 2018/08/01

Dependencies: 64567

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:tivoli_storage_manager_client

Required KB Items: SMB/Tivoli Storage Manager Client/Version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/08/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5371

BID: 65102