DB2 9.7 < Fix Pack 5 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by multiple denial of service
vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of DB2 9.7 on the remote
host is older than Fix Pack 5 and is affected by multiple denial of
service vulnerabilities:

- On Unix and Unix-like systems with both the Self Tuning
Memory Manager (STMM) feature enabled and the
'DATABASE_MEMORY' option set to 'AUTOMATIC', local
users are able to carry out denial of service attacks
via unknown vectors. (IC70473 / CVE-2011-1373)

- A denial of service vulnerability exists in the version
of Java that is bundled with the IBM Software
Development Kit for Java. (PM32387 / CVE-2010-4476)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?06b85bd0
http://www.nessus.org/u?bf39bb4c
http://www.nessus.org/u?41b02357
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC70473

Solution :

Apply DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 5 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 : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 56928 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46091
50686

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4476
CVE-2011-1373