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Computer vulnerabilities of IBM Power Systems

computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-1992

IBM Power 9: buffer overflow via Boot Loader

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via Boot Loader of IBM Power 9, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Power Systems.
Severity: 1/4.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, denial of service on server.
Provenance: physical access.
Creation date: 22/03/2019.
Identifiers: CVE-2018-1992, ibm10868992, VIGILANCE-VUL-28826.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via Boot Loader of IBM Power 9, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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