IBM DB2 9.7 < FP11 Special Build 37314 / 10.1 < FP6 Special Build 37313 / 10.5 < FP9 Special Build 37311 / 11.1.3 < FP3 JDBC Driver Unsafe Deserialization Local Privilege Escalation (UNIX)

High Nessus Plugin ID 108588


The remote database server is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.


According to its version, the installation of IBM DB2 running on the remote host is either 9.7 prior to Fix Pack 11 Special Build 37314, 10.1 prior to Fix Pack 6 Special Build 37313, 10.5 prior to Fix Pack 9 Special Build 37311, or 11.1.3 prior to Fix Pack 3. It is, therefore, affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability in the DB2 JDBC driver.


Apply the appropriate IBM DB2 Fix Pack or Special Build based on the most recent fix pack level for your branch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108588

File Name: db2_1113fp3_nix.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Family: Databases

Published: 2018/03/23

Updated: 2018/08/09

Dependencies: 86653

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:db2

Required KB Items: installed_sw/DB2 Server

Excluded KB Items: SMB/db2/Installed

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1677

BID: 103422

IAVB: 2018-B-0046