CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 2, 2024
CWE ID 307


CVE-2023-50326 is a vulnerability affecting IBM PowerSC versions 1.3, 2.0, and 2.1. It is related to CWE-307, which refers to the improper restriction of excessive authentication attempts. This vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to perform brute force attacks on account credentials. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.5 according to The potential danger it poses to an organization includes a high impact on confidentiality, with no integrity or availability impact identified. No user interaction or privileges are required for exploitation, and the attack vector is through the network. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations using affected IBM PowerSC versions should apply the necessary security patches or updates provided by IBM to address the inadequate account lockout setting and mitigate the risk of brute force attacks on account credentials.

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