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IT12675: SECURITY: DB2 may trap when running query with AVG OLAP function on Oracle compatible database (CVE-2016-0215)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DB2 LUW contains a denial of service vulnerability using a
    SELECT statement with subquery containing the AVG OLAP function
    on database with Oracle compatibility mode enabled.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 10.5 Fix Pack 8                               *
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Problem conclusion

  • First fixed in DB2 10.5 Fix Pack 8
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT12675

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    A50

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-12-08

  • Closed date

    2017-03-13

  • Last modified date

    2017-03-13

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

    IT12669

  • 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

  • RA50 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 March 2017