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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Spectrum Protect (IBM Tivoli Storage Manager) Vendors:   IBM
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Reporting and Monitoring Weak File Permissions Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034044
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034044
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-4927   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 3 2015
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Reporting and Monitoring. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

The installer sets world-writable permissions with root ownership on several files. A local user can exploit this to gain elevated privileges.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix.

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21969340

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21969340 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX)

Message History:   None.


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