IBM DB2 9.7 < Fix Pack 5 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56928
SynopsisThe remote database server is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.
DescriptionAccording 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)
SolutionApply IBM DB2 version 9.7 Fix Pack 5 or later.