IBM DB2 10.5 < 10.5.0 FP 11 41270 / 11.1 < 11.1.4 FP 7 41268 / 11.5 < 11.5.7 FP 0 29113 / 11.5 < 11.5.8 FP 0 29133 RCE (Unix)

high Nessus Plugin ID 175281


The remote database server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


According to it self-reported version number, IBM Db2 is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability as a database administrator of one database may execute code or read/write files from another database within the same instance.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


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: 175281

File Name: db2_6985691_nix.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Databases

Published: 5/8/2023

Updated: 8/3/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-29257


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:db2

Required KB Items: installed_sw/DB2 Server

Excluded KB Items: SMB/db2/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/4/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-29257

IAVB: 2023-B-0028-S