CVE-2016-8221 Detail

Current Description

Privilege Escalation in Lenovo XClarity Administrator earlier than 1.2.0, if LXCA is used to manage rack switches or chassis with embedded input/output modules (IOMs), certain log files viewable by authenticated users may contain passwords for internal administrative LXCA accounts with temporary passwords that are used internally by LXCA code.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95417 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/LEN_10605 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8221
NVD Published Date:
01/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/19/2017
Source:
MITRE