CVSS 3.1 Score 8.4 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 13, 2023
Updated: Dec 19, 2023


CVE-2023-45170 is a vulnerability found in IBM AIX 7.2, 7.3, and VIOS 3.1. It allows a non-privileged local user to exploit a vulnerability in the piobe command, leading to privilege escalation or denial of service. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 8.4 according to IBM X-Force ID 267968. The impact score is 5.9, indicating a significant danger to organizations using these products. The exploitability score is 2.5, suggesting it is moderately easy to exploit. Organizations should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by IBM to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate the risk it poses to their systems and data.

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