IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 5.5.x Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89691


The remote backup service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack running on the remote host is 5.5.x. It is, therefore, affected by multiple stack-based buffer overflow conditions due to improper bounds checking. A remote attacker can exploit these, via a crafted packet, to crash the server or execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.


Upgrade to IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack version 6.1.12 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89691

File Name: ibm_tsm_fastback_server_5_5.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 2016/03/04

Updated: 2019/11/20

Dependencies: 11936, 83300

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0216

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:tivoli_storage_manager_fastback

Required KB Items: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Server, Services/tsm-fastback

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0212, CVE-2016-0213, CVE-2016-0216

BID: 83278, 83280, 83281