CVE-2020-4956

LOW

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center 7.1 and 8.1 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a RPC that allows certain cache values to be set and dumped to a file. By setting a grossly large cache value and dumping that cached value to a file multiple times, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the consumption of all memory resources. IBM X-Force ID: 192156.

References

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192156

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6404966

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-02-15

Updated: 2021-02-17

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.3

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 4.4

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.2

Severity: MEDIUM