IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Server Opcode 1301 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-15-274
Type zdi
Reporter Lola Montez
Modified 2015-11-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the processing of opcode 1301. By sending a crafted packet on TCP port 11460, an attacker can use an arbitrary format string as an argument to a vsprintf function. An attacker can use this to execute arbitrary code under the context of SYSTEM.