IBM DB2 9.7 < Fix Pack 5 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56928


The remote database server is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the installation of IBM DB2 9.7 running on the remote host is prior to Fix Pack 5. It is, therefore, affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities :

- On Unix and Unix-like systems with both the Self Tuning Memory Manager (STMM) feature enabled and the 'DATABASE_MEMORY' option set to 'AUTOMATIC', local users are able to carry out denial of service attacks via unknown vectors. (IC70473 / CVE-2011-1373)

- A denial of service vulnerability exists in the version of Java that is bundled with the IBM Software Development Kit for Java. (PM32387 / CVE-2010-4476)


Apply IBM DB2 version 9.7 Fix Pack 5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56928

File Name: db2_97fp5.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 11/23/2011

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:db2

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/28/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/28/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4476, CVE-2011-1373

BID: 46091, 50686