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  Session Management vulnerability affects IBM Spectrum Control (formerly
            Tivoli Storage Productivity Center) (CVE-2019-4072)
                                9 May 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-4072  

Original Bulletin: 

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Session Management vulnerability affects IBM Spectrum Control (formerly Tivoli
Storage Productivity Center) (CVE-2019-4072)

Product:             IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition
Software version:    5.2.8,, 5.2.11, 5.2.12, 5.2.13, 5.2.14, 5.2.15,
           , 5.2.16,,, 5.2.1
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows
Reference #:         0873036

Security Bulletin


Session management has a security breach which in some cases can affect the IBM
Spectrum Control application.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4072
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center allows users to remain idle
within the application even when a user has logged out. Utilizing the
application back button users can remain logged in as the current user for a
short period of time, therefore users are presented with information for
Spectrum Control Application.
CVSS Base Score: 4.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
157064 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

|Affected Product                      |Affected Versions|
|IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center|5.2.0 -  |
|IBM Spectrum Control                  |5.2.8 - |
|IBM Spectrum Control                  |5.3.0 - 5.3.1    |
The versions listed above apply to all licensed offerings of IBM Spectrum


The solution is to apply an appropriate IBM Spectrum Control fix. Click on the
download link and follow the Installation Instructions. The solution should be
implemented as soon as practicable.

Starting with 5.2.8, Tivoli Storage Productivity Center has been renamed to IBM
Spectrum Control.

|Release   |First Fixing     |Link to Fix/Fix Availability Target                                                 |
|          |VRM Level        |                                                                                    |
|5.2       |         |http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wssuid=swg21320822#53_0                         |
|5.3       |5.3.2            |http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wssuid=swg21320822#53_0                         |
Note: It is always recommended to have a current backup before applying any
update procedure.

Workarounds and Mitigations


Change History

7 May 2019 - original version published

                          Cross reference information
     Product       Component  Platform              Version             Edition
  Tivoli Storage             AIX,       5.2.0, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3,
   Productivity              Linux,     5.2.4,, 5.2.6,
      Center                 Windows

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