CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 11, 2024
Updated: Jan 16, 2024


CVE-2023-45173 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 NFS kernel extension to cause a denial of service. The vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and a base severity rating of MEDIUM. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty for exploitation. The potential danger it poses to an organization is high, as it can lead to the unavailability of critical systems or services. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should apply any available patches or updates provided by IBM.

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