IBM Spectrum Protect up to 8.1.9.1 Web User Interface clickjacking

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A vulnerability was found in IBM Spectrum Protect up to 8.1.9.1 (Backup Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown part of the component Web User Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-451. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

IBM Spectrum Protect Client 8.1.7.0 through 8.1.9.1 (Linux and Windows), 8.1.9.0 trough 8.1.9.1 (AIX) and IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management 8.1.7.0 through 8.1.9.1 (Linux), 8.1.9.0 through 8.1.9.1 (AIX) web user interfaces could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim. IBM X-Force ID: 179488.

The weakness was released 06/15/2020 (Website). The advisory is shared at ibm.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2020-4406 since 12/30/2019. The attack may be initiated remotely. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/24/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (179488). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 156766.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.5

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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-451)
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12/30/2019 CVE assigned
06/15/2020 +168 days Advisory disclosed
06/16/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
10/24/2020 +130 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: ibm.com
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CVE: CVE-2020-4406 (🔒)
X-Force: 179488

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Created: 06/16/2020 12:00 PM
Updated: 10/24/2020 05:49 PM
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