DB2 < 9 Fix Pack 5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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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 :

- There is an unspecified security vulnerability
related to a 'DB2FMP' process (IZ20352).

- On Windows, the 'DB2FMP' process is running with OS
privileges (JR30026).

- The CLR stored procedure deployment feature of IBM
Database Add-Ins for Visual Studio can be used to
escalate privileges or launch a denial of service
attack against a DB2 server (JR28432).

- The password used to connect to the database can be
seen in plaintext in a memory dump (JR27422).

- There is a possible stack variable overrun in
'SQLRLAKA()' (IZ16346).

- A local privilege escalation vulnerability via file
creation can result in root-level access (IZ12735).

- There are possible buffer overflows involving 'XQUERY',
'XMLQUERY', 'XMLEXISTS', and 'XMLTABLE' (IZ18434).

- A specially crafted client CONNECT request could
crash the server (IZ07299).

- There is an unspecified remote buffer overflow in
DAS server code (IZ22188).

- INSTALL_JAR can be used to create or overwrite
critical system files (IZ21983).

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496406/30/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496405/30/0/threaded
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21255607
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ20352
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR30026
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR28432
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ12735
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR27422
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ16346
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ18434
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ07299
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ22188
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ21983

Solution :

Apply DB2 Version 9 Fix Pack 5 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 : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 33128 (db2_9fp5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29601
35408
35409

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2154
CVE-2008-3852
CVE-2008-3854
CVE-2008-3855
CVE-2008-3856
CVE-2008-3857
CVE-2008-6821