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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4801

Original release date: 10/30/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Heap-based buffer overflow in the Data Protection for SQL CAD service (aka dsmcat.exe) in the Client Acceptor Daemon (CAD) and the scheduler in the Backup-Archive client through, through, through, through, and through in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM); and the Backup-Archive client in TSM Express; allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a large amount of crafted data to a TCP port.


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: AIXAPAR
Name: IC56773
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 31988
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081030 ZDI-08-071: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Express for Microsoft SQL Heap Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2969
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021122
External Source: XF
Name: ibm-tsm-backuparchiveclient-bo(46208)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-071/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21322623
Type: Patch Information

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