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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4563

Original release date: 03/11/2009
Last revised: 01/05/2012


Heap-based buffer overflow in adsmdll.dll, as used by the daemon (dsmsvc.exe) in the backup server in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Express and earlier and TSM 5.2, 5.3 before, and through, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted length value.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20090310 Assurent VR - IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Express Backup Server Heap Corruption
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021837
External Source: BID
Name: 34077
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20090310 IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Express Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21377388
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: tivoli-tsm-adsmdll-bo(49188)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0669
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 52617

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