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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Spectrum Protect (IBM Tivoli Storage Manager) Vendors:   IBM
IBM Spectrum Protect Lets Local Users View Passwords When Tracing is Enabled
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1042032
SecurityTracker URL:  https://securitytracker.com/id/1042032
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1788   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 6 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1, 8.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Spectrum Protect. A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.

A local privileged user can view some passwords that are displayed in the IBM Spectrum Protect server trace file when tracing is enabled.

Impact:   A local privileged user can obtain passwords on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix.

The IBM advisory is available at:

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10730357

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10730357 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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