CVE-2023-45169

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 11, 2024
Updated: Jan 16, 2024
CWE ID 20

Summary

CVE-2023-45169 is a vulnerability that affects IBM AIX 7.2, 7.3, and VIOS 3.1. It allows a non-privileged local user to exploit a vulnerability in the pmsvcs kernel extension, leading to a denial of service. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.5. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating it is relatively easy to exploit. The potential danger it poses to an organization is high as it can cause availability impact. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary updates or patches provided by IBM for the affected products.

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