CVSS 3.1 Score 8.4 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 16, 2023
Updated: Jul 26, 2023
CWE ID 269


CVE-2023-30988 is a local privilege escalation vulnerability affecting the IBM i 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5 product Facsimile Support for i. It allows a malicious actor with command line access to the host operating system to gain root access and elevate their privileges. The vulnerability has a high severity rating and poses a potential danger to organizations using the affected products. To remediate this vulnerability, users should apply the necessary security patches or updates provided by IBM to mitigate the risk of exploitation.

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