CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 18, 2023
Updated: Nov 29, 2023
CWE ID 276


CVE-2023-40363 is a vulnerability found in IBM InfoSphere Information Server 11.7. It allows an authenticated user to modify installation files due to incorrect file permission settings. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 8.1 according to the CVSS scoring system. The privileges required to exploit this vulnerability are low, and it does not require any user interaction. The attack vector is through the network, and the impact on integrity is high. However, there is no impact on confidentiality. The availability impact is also high. To remediate this vulnerability, IBM InfoSphere Information Server should update its file permission settings to prevent unauthorized modification by authenticated users.


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