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IZ20350: SECURITY: DB2 SECURITY VULNERABILITY RELATED TO DB2FMP PROCESS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Failed to switch owner of db2fmp process may cause security
    vulnerability. This issue happened in Unix/Linux platforms
    only.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    DB2 servers running on Unix platforms. The defect does not
    affect DB2 servers on the Windows platform.
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    Failed to switch owner of db2fmp process may cause security
    vulnerability. This issue happened in Unix/Linux platforms
    only.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Upgrade to V8,1 FP17.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Defect fixed in V8.1 FP17.
    

Temporary fix

  • Customer may request for special build with fix on top of V8.1
    FP16.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ20350

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDB ESE AIX

  • Reported component ID

    5765F4100

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2008-04-16

  • Closed date

    2008-06-05

  • Last modified date

    2008-06-05

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

    IZ19155

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 UDB ESE AIX

  • Fixed component ID

    5765F4100

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
05 June 2008