National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1841
Original release date:03/22/2012
Absolute path traversal vulnerability in logShow.htm on the Quantum Scalar i500 tape library with firmware before i7.0.3 (604G.GS00100), also distributed as the Dell ML6000 tape library with firmware before A20-00 (590G.GS00100), allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a full pathname in the file parameter.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Official Statement from Quantum Corporation (06/13/2012)
The vulnerability has never been exploited. However to make sure our customers are protected, all newly shipped versions of the product contain the update that fixes this issue. An official firmware release that fixes the vulnerability is also available for all existing customers. The customer data stored on tape cannot be exploited by this vulnerability.
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