VDB-76153 · CVE-2015-1954 · BID 75448

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Fastback up to 6.1.11 Server memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Fastback up to 6.1.11 (Backup Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component Server. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the server in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 6.1 before 6.1.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-1924, CVE-2015-1925, CVE-2015-1929, CVE-2015-1930, CVE-2015-1948, CVE-2015-1953, CVE-2015-1962, CVE-2015-1963, CVE-2015-1964, and CVE-2015-1965.

The weakness was presented 06/30/2015 by iDefense Labs with VeriSign iDefense Labs (Website). The advisory is shared at www-01.ibm.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-1954 since 02/19/2015. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84585 (IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 6.1.x < 6.1.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family General.

Upgrading to version 6.1.12 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84585).







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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 84585
Nessus Name: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 6.1.x < 6.1.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 802224
OpenVAS Name: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Multiple Vulnerabilities - Jul15
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Tivoli Storage Manager Fastback 6.1.12


02/19/2015 🔍
06/26/2015 +127 days 🔍
06/30/2015 +4 days 🔍
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07/01/2015 +1 days 🔍
07/02/2015 +1 days 🔍
07/13/2015 +11 days 🔍
05/22/2022 +2505 days 🔍


Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: www-01.ibm.com
Researcher: iDefense Labs
Organization: VeriSign iDefense Labs
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-1954 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1032773
Vulnerability Center: 51121 - IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 6.1 before 6.1.12 Remote DoS due to Buffer Overflow - CVE-2015-1954, High
SecurityFocus: 75448 - IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack CVE-2015-1954 Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


Created: 07/01/2015 10:23 AM
Updated: 05/22/2022 10:59 AM
Changes: 07/01/2015 10:23 AM (66), 07/12/2017 12:03 PM (6), 05/22/2022 10:54 AM (3), 05/22/2022 10:59 AM (1)
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