CVSS 3.1 Score 6.3 of 10 (medium)


Published May 3, 2024
Updated: May 6, 2024
CWE ID 613


CVE-2023-40695 is a vulnerability affecting IBM Cognos Controller versions 10.4.1, 10.4.2, and 11.0.0. The vulnerability allows an authenticated user to impersonate another user on the system as the session is not invalidated after logout. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a CVSS score of 6.3 out of 10. The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating a low level of difficulty for attackers to exploit this vulnerability remotely over a network connection. The potential danger lies in the unauthorized access and potential misuse of user accounts within the affected IBM Cognos Controller software versions. To remediate the vulnerability, users should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by IBM to ensure that sessions are correctly invalidated upon logout.

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