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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Spectrum Protect (IBM Tivoli Storage Manager) Vendors:   IBM
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases Lets Local Users View Passwords
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033270
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033270
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-4949   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 13 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.5, 6.3, 6.4, 7.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases. A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.

The system displays the Tivoli Storage Manager for the Microsoft SQL DB user in application pop-up messages for failed operations and in application trace output. A local user can obtain the password.

Impact:   A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (APAR IT03480).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21963630

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21963630 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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