IBM Spectrum Protect Client 8.1.0.0-8 through 1.11.0 is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking when processing the current locale settings. A local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges or cause the application to crash. IBM X-Force ID: 199479
Published 2021-04-26 17:15:09
Updated 2022-09-30 15:18:41
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-29672

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-29672

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
8.4
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.5
5.9
IBM Corporation
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-29672

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-29672

Products affected by CVE-2021-29672

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