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 DB2 9.8 on the remote
host is prior or equal to Fix Pack 5. It is, therefore, reportedly
affected by one or more of the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified error exists related to handling
malformed certificate chains that could allow denial
of service attacks. (CVE-2013-6747)

- A build error exists related to libraries in insecure
locations that could allow a local user to carry out
privilege escalation attacks. (CVE-2014-0907)

- An unspecified error exists related to the TLS
implementation that could allow certain error cases to
cause 100% CPU utilization. (CVE-2014-0963)

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21672100
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21671732

Solution :

Contact the vendor to obtain a special build with the interim fix.

Note that the vendor has posted a workaround for the build error issue
(CVE-2014-0907) involving the command 'sqllib/bin/db2chglibpath'.
Please consult the advisory for detailed instructions.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 76115 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65156
67238
67617

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6747
CVE-2014-0907
CVE-2014-0963