CVSS 3.1 Score 5.9 of 10 (medium)


Published May 3, 2024
Updated: May 6, 2024
CWE ID 327


CVE-2023-40696 is a vulnerability affecting IBM Cognos Controller versions 10.4.1, 10.4.2, and 11.0.0, which utilize weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms, potentially allowing an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.9 according to the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) version 3.1. It requires no privileges and does not require user interaction to exploit via the network. The impact score is 3.6, with high confidentiality impact but no integrity or availability impact identified. To remediate this vulnerability, users of the affected products should update to a version that utilizes stronger cryptographic algorithms to ensure the security of their sensitive information and protect against potential attacks on the system's confidentiality.


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