CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 15, 2023
Updated: Oct 19, 2023
CWE ID 269


CVE-2023-40378 is a local privilege escalation vulnerability found in IBM Directory Server for IBM i. This vulnerability allows a malicious actor with command line access to the host operating system to gain elevated privileges and access to the host operating system components. The affected products include ivXkM8, of2I9B, QtrLTT, and bJBKKF. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by IBM. This vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it allows unauthorized access and control over the host operating system, potentially leading to further compromise of sensitive data and systems.


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