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IT26878: SECURITY: DB2 IS VULNERABLE TO BUFFER OVERFLOW LEADING TO PRIVILEGE ESCALATION (CVE-2018-1923, CVE-2018-1978)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms at  *
    * service levels Version 11.1 GA  through to Version 11.1 Fix  *
    * Pack 4.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 11.1.4.4 iFix001.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    11.1.4.4 iFix001 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT26878

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    B10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-11-07

  • Closed date

    2019-03-11

  • Last modified date

    2019-06-14

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

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

    IT26881 IT26882 IT26883

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • RB10 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 June 2019