In some cases the PowerVM hypervisor can assign duplicate WWPN's to virtual fiber channel adapters in peer VMs after a specific series of service actions are performed
DESCRIPTION: IBM PowerVM Hypervisor could allow a privileged user to gain access to another VM due to assigning duplicate WWPNs.
CVSS Base score: 8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/210162 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
1) IBM Power System E1080 (9080-HEX)
Workarounds and Mitigations
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30 Sep 2021: Initial Publication
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05 October 2021