CVSS 3.1 Score 8.4 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 6, 2023
Updated: Oct 11, 2023
CWE ID 427


CVE-2023-35897 is a vulnerability affecting IBM Spectrum Protect Client and IBM Storage Protect for Virtual Environments versions through This vulnerability could allow a local user to execute arbitrary code on the system by using a specially crafted file due to a DLL hijacking flaw. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with an exploitability score of 2.5 out of 10 and an impact score of 5.9 out of 10 according to the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) version 3.1. No user interaction or privileges are required for exploitation, and it has a low attack complexity but can have significant impacts on integrity and confidentiality. It is advised to apply appropriate security patches or updates provided by IBM to remediate this vulnerability and prevent potential unauthorized code execution on affected systems.

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