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CVE-2016-8980 Detail

Current Description

IBM BigFix Inventory v9 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose highly sensitive information or consume all available memory resources.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995013 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95141 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference (CWE-611)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:license_metric_tool:9.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:bigfix_inventory:9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8980
NVD Published Date:
02/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/13/2017