IBM DB2 9.5 < 9.5 Fix Pack 9 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6347

Synopsis

The remote IBM DB2 database server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of IBM DB2 9.5 earlier than Fix Pack 9 are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- Incorrect, world-writable file permissions are in place for the file 'NODES.REG'. (IC79518)
- An unspecified error can allow attacks to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors. (IC76899)
- A local user can exploit a vulnerability in the bundled IBM Tivoli Monitoring Agent (ITMA) to escalate their privileges. (IC79970)
- An unspecified error in the DB2 Administration Server (DAS) can allow remote privilege escalation or denial of service via unspecified vectors. Note that this issue does not affect Windows hosts. (IC80728)
- An authorized user with 'CONNECT' privileges from 'PUBLIC' can cause a denial of service via unspecified methods related to DB2's XML feature. (IC81379)
- An authorized user with 'CONNECT' and 'CREATEIN' privileges on a database can perform unauthorized reads on tables. (IC81387)

Solution

Upgrade to IBM DB2 9.5 Fix Pack 9 or higher.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24032087

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21293566#9

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21586193

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC79970

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC81379

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC81387

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6347

File Name: 6347.prm

Family: Database

Published: 2012/03/14

Modified: 2016/10/18

Dependencies: 9531

Nessus ID: 58293

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/06

Reference Information

BID: 52326

IAVB: 2012-B-0030