IBM DB2 9.8 < Fix Pack 5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of IBM DB2 9.8 running on
the remote host is prior to Fix Pack 5. It is, therefore, affected by
multiple vulnerabilities :

- An authorized user with 'CONNECT' privileges from
'PUBLIC' can cause a denial of service via unspecified
methods related to DB2's XML feature. (CVE-2012-0712)

- An unspecified information disclosure vulnerability
exists related to the XML feature that can allow
improper access to arbitrary XML files. (CVE-2012-0713)

- An error exists related to the Distributed Relational
Database Architecture (DRDA) that can allow denial of
service conditions when processing certain request.
(CVE-2012-2180)

- A security bypass vulnerability exists due to the
persistence of privileges when they're removed from
users. An attacker can exploit this to execute non-DDL
statements even if their privileges have been revoked.
(OSVDB 125198)

- An unspecified flaw exists that allows an attacker to
cause a denial of service condition when Self Tuning
Memory Manager (STMM) is enabled and DATABASE_MEMORY is
set to AUTOMATIC. (OSVDB 125199)

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC81836
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC81837
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC81839
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC82367
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21595316
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC83464
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC83403

Solution :

Upgrade to IBM DB2 version 9.8 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: 59905 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52326
53873

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0712
CVE-2012-0713
CVE-2012-2180