IBM Security Bulletin
Date: 02 January 2016
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the recently published security bulletin by IBM.
IBM has addressed a vulnerability in IBM Data Protection Extension in the VMware GUI component of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments. This privilege escalation vulnerability could allow an authenticated malicious actor, with lower privilege right, to restore an existing virtual machine.
- Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware 188.8.131.52 through 7.1.3.x
- Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manger for VMware 4.1.0 through 4.1.3.x
IBM has provided fixes to address this vulnerability.
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