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IC83403: SECURITY: POTENTIAL CRASH WITH STMM ENABLED AND DATABASE_MEMORY SET TO AUTOMATIC

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • In a rare case, a malicious user with local system access could
    potentially cause a DB2 server on the system containing an
    active database with STMM enabled and DATABASE_MEMORY set to
    AUTOMATIC to crash.
    

Local fix

  • Disable automatic tuning of DATABASE_MEMORY, if possible.
    

Problem summary

  • Users Effected:
    This problem effects all users.
    
    Problem Description:
    SECURITY: POTENTIAL CRASH WITH STMM ENABLED AND DATABASE_MEMORY
    SET TO AUTOMATIC.
    
    Problem Summary:
    SECURITY: POTENTIAL CRASH WITH STMM ENABLED AND DATABASE_MEMORY
    SET TO AUTOMATIC.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

  • Upgrade to DB2 Version Version 9.8, FixPak 5
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC83403

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    980

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-05-14

  • Closed date

    2013-01-17

  • Last modified date

    2013-01-17

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IC70473

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R980 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
20 September 2021