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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-29740

IBM Spectrum Scale 5.0.0 through 5.0.5.6 and 5.1.0 through 5.1.0.3 system core component is affected by a format string security vulnerability. An attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of process memory, potentially escalating their system privileges and taking control over the entire system with root access. IBM X-Force ID: 201474.
Publish Date : 2021-06-01 Last Update Date : 2021-06-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 134

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-29740

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application IBM Spectrum Scale * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM Spectrum Scale 1

- References For CVE-2021-29740

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6457629 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/201474
XF ibm-spectrum-cve202129740-priv-escalation (201474)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-29740

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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