IBM DB2 < 9.5 Fix Pack 1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installation of IBM DB2 9.5 running on the remote host does not
have any Fix Packs applied. It is, therefore, affected by one or more
of the following issues :

- There is a security vulnerability in the 'NNSTAT'
procedure on Windows platforms only that allows low-
privileged users to overwrite arbitrary files.

- There is a security vulnerability in the
'SYSPROC.ADMIN_SP_C' procedure on Windows platforms
that allows users to load arbitrary library and
execute arbitrary code in the system. (IZ10917)

- An unspecified vulnerability affects 'DB2WATCH' and
'DB2FREEZE' on Solaris platforms. (IZ12994)

- An authenticated, remote user can cause the DB2 instance
to crash by passing specially crafted parameters to
the 'RECOVERJAR' and 'REMOVE_JAR' procedures. (IZ15496)

- There is an internal buffer overflow vulnerability in
the DAS process that could allow arbitrary code
execution on the affected host. (IZ12406)

- A local attacker can create arbitrary files as root
on Unix and Linux platforms using symlinks to the
'dasRecoveryIndex', 'dasRecoveryIndex.tmp',
'.dasRecoveryIndex.lock', and 'dasRecoveryIndex.cor'
files during initialization. (IZ12798)

- There are possible buffer overflows involving 'XQUERY',

- There is a security vulnerability related to a
failure to switch the owner of the 'db2fmp' process
affecting Unix and Linux platforms. (IZ19155)

- When a memory dump occurs, the password used to connect
to the database remains visible in plaintext in the
memory dump file. (JR28314)

- The CLR stored procedure deployment feature of IBM
Database Add-Ins for Visual Studio can be used to
escalate privileges or launch a denial of service
attack against a DB2 server. (JR28431)

- A flaw exists in the db2ls command that allows a local
attacker to write to any file on the system through the
use of symbolic links. Note that this issue does not
affect Windows systems. (IZ14939)

See also :

Solution :

Apply IBM DB2 version 9.5 Fix Pack 1.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 33763 (db2_95fp1.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28835

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1966

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