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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Spectrum Protect (IBM Tivoli Storage Manager) Vendors:   IBM
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server and Administration Center Flexera InstallAnywhere Untrusted DLL Search Path Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036478
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036478
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4560   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 29 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server and Administration Center. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a DLL-loading untrusted search path error to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability resides in the 3rd party Flexera InstallAnywhere component.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix (6.3.6).

The IBM advisories are available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21985483
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21984949

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21985483 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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