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IT08086: SECURITY: DB2 CONTAINS A FILE DISCLOSURE VULNERABILITY IN THE DATABASE AUTOMATED MAINTENANCE FEATURE (CVE-2015-1883)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM DB2 contains a file disclosure vulnerability in the database
    automated maintenance feature. A remote, authenticated DB2 user
    with elevated privilege could exploit this vulnerability by
    manipulating an automated maintenance policy stored procedure to
    view any files owned by the DB2 fenced ID on Unix/Linux or
    Windows administrator on Windows.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms at  *
    * service levels Version 9.7 GA  through to Version 9.7 Fix    *
    * Pack 10.                                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 11.                      *
    * Refer to security bulletin for details:                      *
    * http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21698308    *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    9.7 Fix Pack 11 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT08086

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    970

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-04-01

  • Closed date

    2015-10-08

  • Last modified date

    2015-10-08

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

    IT08075

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R970 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
08 October 2015