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IT39918: SECURITY: VERSION OF LIBEXPAT USED BY DB2 MAY ALLOW A REMOTE ATTACKER TO EXECUTE ARBITRARY CODE (CVE-2022-23852,CVE-2022-23990)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The version of libexpat used by Db2 could allow a remote
    attacker to execute arbitrary code caused by a buffer overflow
    (CVE-2022-23852,CVE-2022-23990).
    See Security Bulletin for details:
    https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6573293
    

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 6.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 11.1.4 Fix Pack 7 or higher. See      *
    * Security Bulletin for details.                               *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

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

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT39918

  • 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

    2022-02-09

  • Closed date

    2022-04-19

  • Last modified date

    2022-04-19

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

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

    IT39920 IT39922 IT39923

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:
04 May 2022