Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Client.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious request. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted request.

Affected Products

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) client through, through, through, and through, and the TSM Express client through


System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version.
TSM 5.5 all platforms:
Update to version 5.5.2.
TSM 5.4 all platforms:
Update to version
TSM 5.3:
Update to version
TSM 5.2:
Update to (AIX), (Solaris SPARC), (HP PA-RISC), (Windows x32), or (Tru64 UNIX).
TSM Express:
Update to version
TSM 5.5 SSL client update packages:
Update to 5.5.2.

CVE References