DB2 8 < Fix Pack 17 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 8 on the remote host
is affected by multiple issues :

- By sending malicious DB2 UDB v7 client CONNECT/DETACH
requests it may be possible to crash the remote DB2
server. (IZ08134)

- Failure to switch the owner of the 'DB2FMP' process
may lead to a security vulnerability on Unix / Linux
platforms. (IZ20350)

- DAS server code is affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability. (IZ22004)

- Using INSTALL_JAR, it may be possible to create and
overwrite critical files on the system. (IZ22142)

- DB2 does not mark inoperative or drop views and triggers
if the definer cannot maintain the objects. (IZ22287)

- By sending malicious packets to 'DB2JDS', it may be
possible to crash the remote DB2 server. (JR29274)

- While running on Windows 'DB2FMP' runs with OS
privileges. (JR30228)

See also :

http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21255352
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ08134
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ20350
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ22004
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ22142
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ22287
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR29274
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR30228

Solution :

Apply DB2 UDB Version 8 FixPak 17 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: 34195 (db2_8fp17.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31058
35408
35409

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2154
CVE-2008-3856
CVE-2008-3958
CVE-2008-3960
CVE-2008-6820
CVE-2008-6821