CVSS 3.1 Score 5.6 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 7, 2024
Updated: Mar 8, 2024
CWE ID 287


CVE-2023-46172 is a vulnerability that affects IBM DS8900F HMC versions,,,, and, allowing a remote attacker to bypass authentication restrictions for authorized users. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.6 according to the CVSS version 3.1 rating system, indicating a moderate level of risk. The exploitability score is 2.2 and the impact score is 3.4 out of 10, highlighting the potential danger it poses to organizations using the affected products.

To remediate this vulnerability, organizations are advised to upgrade their IBM DS8900F HMC software to a version that addresses the issue and ensures proper authentication restrictions are in place for authorized users.


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