Improper Privilege Management
IBM i 7.4 users who have done a Restore User Profile (RSTUSRPRF) on a system which has been configured with Db2 Mirror for i might have user profiles with elevated privileges caused by incorrect processing during a restore of multiple user profiles. A user with restore privileges could exploit this vulnerability to obtain elevated privileges on the restored system. IBM X-Force ID: 165592.
CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management
An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.