Executive Summary

Name CVE-2016-2946 First vendor Publication 2016-12-01
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2016-12-01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 7.8
Base Score 7.8 Environmental Score 7.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 7.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 1.8
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Stack-based buffer overflow in the ax Shared Libraries in the Agent in IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) 6.2.2 before FP9, 6.2.3 before FP5, and 6.3.0 before FP2 on Linux and UNIX allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-2946

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 12

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2017-02-17 Adobe Acrobat Reader APP13 heap overflow attempt
RuleID : 41330 - Revision : 2 - Type : FILE-PDF
2017-02-17 Adobe Acrobat Reader APP13 heap overflow attempt
RuleID : 41329 - Revision : 2 - Type : FILE-PDF

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
AIXAPAR http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IV85845
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92389
CONFIRM http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21984578

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 00:50:32
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-02 00:22:26
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-01 17:24:07
  • First insertion