Advisory Published

CVE-2023-40363: IBM InfoSphere Information Server privilege escalation

First published: Thu Nov 16 2023(Updated: )

IBM InfoSphere Information Server 11.7 could allow an authenticated user to change installation files due to incorrect file permission settings. IBM X-Force ID: 263332.

Credit: psirt@us.ibm.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Ibm Infosphere Information Server<=11.7
All of
Ibm Infosphere Information Server=11.7
Any of
Linux Linux kernel
Microsoft Windows

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-40363?

    The severity of CVE-2023-40363 is high with a severity value of 8.1.

  • How can an authenticated user exploit CVE-2023-40363?

    An authenticated user can exploit CVE-2023-40363 by changing installation files due to incorrect file permission settings.

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-40363?

    To fix CVE-2023-40363, apply the patch provided by IBM, which can be found at the following URL: [https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6574447](https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6574447)

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-40363?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-40363 at the following references: [https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7070742](https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7070742) and [https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/263332](https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/263332)


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