IBM Solid Database < 6.5 Service Pack 2 Handshake Request Username Field Remote Code Execution

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5599


The remote database server is vulnerable to a remote code execution attack.


The remote host is running IBM SolidDB.

Versions of SolidDB earlier than are potentially affected by a remote code execution vulnerability because the application fails to properly validate the length of the username field. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, could execute arbitrary code subject to the privileges of the user running the affected application.


Upgrade to IBM SolidDB 6.5 SP2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 5599

Family: Database

Published: 2010/07/14

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 4450

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:soliddb

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2771

BID: 41653