IBM General Parallel File System is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. A remote authenticated attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges or cause the server to crash.
Published 2017-02-01 22:59:01
Updated 2017-02-15 14:14:40
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-6115

4.64%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 92 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-6115

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
NIST
7.2
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-6115

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-6115

Products affected by CVE-2016-6115

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