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7PK - Security Features

CVE-2016-2929

Severity High
Score 8.1/10

Summary

IBM BigFix Remote Control before 9.1.3 does not properly restrict password choices, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a brute-force approach.

  • HIGH
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-254 - Security Features

Security features are integrated into the application infrastructure to protect its resources and the trusted environment against a known exploit, threat, or vulnerability. However, flawed, disabled, or absent security features expose the application to a variety of attacks. This is a multidimensional vulnerability with broad potential impact. It can lead to defacement, confidentiality compromise, system takeover, etc.

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  • Published