IBM Spectrum Protect Plus up to 10.1.5 Administrative Console unrestricted upload

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus up to 10.1.5 (Backup Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component Administrative Console. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-434. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.0 through 10.1.5 Administrative Console could allow an authenticated attacker to upload arbitrary files which could be execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable server. IBM X-Force ID: 181725.

The weakness was presented 06/15/2020 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at ibm.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-4470 since 12/30/2019. The attack can be launched remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a single authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing 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 (181725). See 156762 and 156764 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-434
ATT&CK: Unknown

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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-2020-4470 (🔒)
X-Force: 181725

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Created: 06/16/2020 12:01 PM
Updated: 10/24/2020 06:16 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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