IBM DB2 < 9 Fix Pack 4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 28227


The remote database server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the installation of IBM DB2 running on the remote host is affected by one or more of the following issues :

- The 'db2dart' tool executes the 'tput' command which effectively allows a malicious user to run commands as the DB2 instance owner (IZ03646).

- 'db2watch' and 'db2freeze' have some unspecified vulnerability (IZ03655).

- Incorrect permissions on ACLs for 'DB2NODES.CFG' (JR26989).

- A local user may be able to gain root privileges using an unspecified vulnerability in several set-uid binaries (IZ07018).

- A buffer overflow and invalid memory access vulnerability exists in the DAS server code (unknown).


Apply IBM DB2 version 9 Fix Pack 4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 28227

File Name: db2_9fp4.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 11/16/2007

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3676, CVE-2007-5652, CVE-2007-5757, CVE-2007-6045, CVE-2007-6046, CVE-2007-6047, CVE-2007-6048, CVE-2007-6049, CVE-2007-6050, CVE-2007-6051, CVE-2007-6052, CVE-2007-6053, CVE-2008-0698

BID: 26450, 27680, 27681

CWE: 119, 264, 399