DB2 8.1 < Fix Pack 18 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 8.1 on the remote
host is affected by one or more of the following issues :

- A local attacker may be able to gain write access to an
arbitrary file using DAS, which could lead to gaining
root privileges. (IZ34149)

- It may be possible to crash the server by sending
specially crafted packets to the 'DB2JDS' service.
(IZ52433)

- The security component in UNIX installs is affected
by a private memory leak. (IZ35635)

- The 'DASAUTO' command can be run by a non-privileged
user. (IZ40343)

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507237/30/0/threaded
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=71&uid=swg21255352
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ34149
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ52433
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ35635
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21386689

Solution :

Apply DB2 UDB Version 8.1 FixPak 18 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 40662 (db2_81fp18.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36059

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2858
CVE-2009-2859
CVE-2009-2860