DB2 < 9 Fix Pack 4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by multiple issues.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of DB2 on the remote host
is affected by one or more of the following issues :

- The 'db2dart' tool executes the 'tput' command which
effectively allows a malicious user to run commands
as the DB2 instance owner (IZ03646).

- 'db2watch' and 'db2freeze' have some unspecified
vulnerability (IZ03655).

- Incorrect permissions on ACLs for 'DB2NODES.CFG'
(JR26989).

- A local user may be able to gain root privileges using
an unspecified vulnerability in several set-uid
binaries (IZ07018).

- A buffer overflow and invalid memory access
vulnerability exist in the DAS server code (unknown).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6734f378
http://www.nessus.org/u?8ba276a6
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2008-02/0073.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2008-02/0074.html
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21255607

Solution :

Apply DB2 Version 9 Fix Pack 4 or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true