CVE-2016-8944

MEDIUM

Description

IBM AIX 7.1 and 7.2 allows a local user to open a file with a specially crafted argument that would crash the system. IBM APARs: IV91488, IV91487, IV91456, IV90234.

References

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/sysproc_advisory.asc

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95888

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037759

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-15

Updated: 2017-07-25

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM