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   Potential CSV injection threat affects IBM Spectrum Control (formerly
            Tivoli Storage Productivity Center) (CVE-2019-4071)
                                9 May 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-4071  

Original Bulletin: 

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Potential CSV injection threat affects IBM Spectrum Control (formerly Tivoli
Storage Productivity Center) (CVE-2019-4071)

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 #:         0872900

Security Bulletin


A potential CSV injection threat can affect IBM Spectrum Control, causing
corrupted data to be inserted in the application.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4071
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center could allow a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper
validation of csv file contents.
CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
157063 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

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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