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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in kernel affects Power Hardware Management Console (‪CVE-2016-3134‬‬)

Security Bulletin


Power Hardware Management Console is affected by security vulnerabilities in the Linux Kernel. Power Hardware Management Console has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3134
Linux Kernel could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an out-of-bounds write in the IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE ioctl within netfilter code for iptables support. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt heap memory and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Power HMC V8.8.6.0


The following fixes are available on IBM Fix Central at:

Power HMC

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Change History

31 January 2017: Initial publish
1 February 2017: Updated title and summary

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018