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CVE-2016-8962 Detail

Current Description

IBM BigFix Inventory 9.2 does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts. IBM X-Force ID: 118851.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995031 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98030 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038360

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:ibm:bigfix_inventory
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.2


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8962
NVD Published Date:
04/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017