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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM TS3500 Tape Library Update for Security
Vulnerability in Web User Interface (CVE-2012-5767)
28 February 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM TS3500 Tape Library
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2012-5767
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Security Bulletin: IBM TS3500 Tape Library Update for Security Vulnerability
in Web User Interface (CVE-2012-5767)
3584 UltraScalable Tape Library
Download an update to the TS3500 Tape Library which contains a fix for a
security vulnerability that could allow unauthorized access to restricted
An authorized user of the TS3500 web user interface could exploit a
vulnerability that would give that user a higher level of access than
The IBM TS3500 tape library firmware has been updated to contain a fix
for this vulnerability.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80272 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
All TS3500 tape libraries with firmware versions lower than C260.
The recommended solution is to apply the fix, which is contained in
firmware version C260 and above.
Apply firmware version C260 or later, available from IBM Fix Central
Only provide remote login access to persons that can be trusted not to attempt
to hack into a higher level of access permissions, or only provide remote
login access to persons with administrator privileges (where there is no
higher level access to hack into).
* Complete CVSS Guide
* On-line Calculator V2
* X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe
(National Digital Archives).
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