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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.1.0 clients
affected by vulnerabilities in WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2011-1377)
3 May 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2011-1377
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Security Bulletin: Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.1.0 clients affected by
vulnerabilities in WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2011-1377)
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center
AIX, Linux, Windows
There is a possible security exposure when using WS-Security resulting in a
user gaining elevated privileges. This impacts applications using either JAX-WS
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1377
WebSphere Application Server could provide weaker than expected security when
using web services security (WS-Security). A user could randomly gain elevated
privileges on the provider system. This impacts applications using either
JAX-WS and JAX-RPC.
CVSS Base Score: 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/71319 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.1.0
Note: Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 4.2.2 and earlier versions are not
Upgrade to Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.1.1 or later.
Affected TPC Version APAR Fixed TPC Version Availability
5.1.0 IC91889 5.1.1 December 2012
Apply Interim Fix APAR PM45181 and Interim Fix APAR PM43585 .
Customers that do not want to upgrade at this time can apply Interim Fixes to
the WebSphere Application Server 220.127.116.11 instance installed for Tivoli
Integrated Portal with Tivoli Storage Productivity Center 5.1.0.
Ensure you have a backup of the system prior to applying any fixes
Do not attempt to apply any WebSphere Application Server fix packs outside
of the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center upgrade process.
Additional WebSphere Application Server instances within Tivoli Storage
Productivity Center are not affected and do not need to be updated.
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/71319
WebSphere Application Server Flash for CVE-2011-1377
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of
this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the
Reference section of this Flash.
Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST),
the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF
ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY
ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Storage Management Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Advanced AIX, Linux, Windows 5.1
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