IBM DB2 10.5 < Fix Pack 5 Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82824
SynopsisThe remote database server is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.
DescriptionAccording to its version, the IBM DB2 10.5 server running on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- A remote, authenticated attacker, using a specially crafted 'ALTER TABLE' statement on an identity column, can cause a denial of service by crashing the server.
- A remote, authenticated attacker, by using multiple 'ALTER TABLE' statements that specify the same column, can cause a denial of service by crashing the server.
- An error exists in the XML library that allows a remote, authenticated attacker to cause denial of service via a crafted XML query that results in excessive CPU usage.
SolutionApply DB2 version 10.5 Fix Pack 5 or later.