CVE-2014-6184 (aix, hp-ux, linux_kernel, mac_os_x, solaris, tivoli_storage_manager)

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-6184

Original release date: 02/21/2015

Last revised: 02/23/2015



Stack-based buffer overflow in dsmtca in the client in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) 5.4 through, 5.5 through, 6.1 through, 6.2 before, and 6.3 before on UNIX, Linux, and OS X allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

Impact Subscore: 10.0

Exploitability Subscore: 3.9

CVSS Version 2 Metrics:

Access Vector: Locally exploitable

Access Complexity: Low

**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information

Authentication: Not required to exploit

Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to

External Source: CONFIRM


Type: Advisory; Patch Information

External Source: AIXAPAR

Name: IT05707

Technical Details

Change History 1 change record found – show changes


Quality Assurance – 2/23/2015 2:02:38 PM
Action Type Old Value New Value
Added CPE Configuration Record truncated, showing 500 of 681 characters. View Entire Change Record
Added CWE
Changed Reference Type
Added CVSS Vector

View Entire Change Record


About The Author