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IT26142: SECURITY: DB2 VULNERABLE TO SYMBOLIC LINK ATTACK RESULTING IN PRIVILEGE ESCALATION (CVE-2018-1799)

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux and Unix platforms at service   *
    * levels Version 9.7 GA  through to Version 9.7 Fix Pack 11.   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 11.1.4 Fix Pack 4. See Security       *
    * Bulletin for details.                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT26142

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    970

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-08-30

  • Closed date

    2018-11-05

  • Last modified date

    2019-06-14

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

    IT26131

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

Fix information

Applicable component levels

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 June 2019