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Security Bulletin: IBM® Db2® is vulnerable to information disclosure (CVE-2019-4524)

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Summary

Db2 contains an information disclosure vulnerability, exposing remote storage credentials to privileged users, after running LOAD or UPDATE ALERT CFG through the ADMIN_CMD() stored procedure.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4524
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) contains an information disclosure vulnerability, exposing remote storage credentials to privileged users, after running LOAD or UPDATE ALERT CFG through the ADMIN_CMD() stored procedure.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/165482 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

All fix pack levels of IBM Db2 V9.7, V10.1, V10.5, V11.1, and V11.5 editions on all platforms are affected.

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the appropriate fix for this vulnerability.

FIX:

The fix for Db2 V10.5 is in V10.5.0.11, available for download from Fix Central.

Customers running any vulnerable fixpack level of an affected Program, V9.7, V10.1, V10.5, and V11.5 can download the special build containing the interim fix for this issue from Fix Central. These special builds are available based on the most recent fixpack level for each impacted release: V9.7 FP11, V10.1 FP6, V10.5 FP10, and V11.5 GA. They can be applied to any affected fixpack level of the appropriate release to remediate this vulnerability.
 

Release Fixed in fix pack APAR Download URL
V9.7 TBD IT30153 Special Build for V9.7 FP11:

AIX 64-bit
HP-UX 64-bit
Linux 32-bit, x86-32
Linux 64-bit, x86-64
Linux 64-bit, POWER™ big endian
Linux 64-bit, System z®, System z9® or zSeries®
Solaris 64-bit, SPARC
Solaris 64-bit, x86-64
Windows 32-bit, x86
Windows 64-bit, x86

V10.1 TBD IT30154 Special Build for V10.1 FP6:

AIX 64-bit
HP-UX 64-bit
Linux 32-bit, x86-32
Linux 64-bit, x86-64
Linux 64-bit, POWER™ big endian
Linux 64-bit, System z®, System z9® or zSeries®
Solaris 64-bit, SPARC
Solaris 64-bit, x86-64
Windows 32-bit, x86
Windows 64-bit, x86

V10.5 FP11 IT30147

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/3500079

V11.1 11.1 FP5 IT30156 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm11115973
V11.5 TBD IT30157 Special Build for V11.5 GA:

AIX 64-bit
Linux 32-bit, x86-32
Linux 64-bit, x86-64
Linux 64-bit, POWER™ little endian
Linux 64-bit, System z®, System z9® or zSeries®
Windows 32-bit, x86
Windows 64-bit, x86

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

28 Nov 2019: Initial Publication
06 Mar 2020: Updated 10.5 version with a link to 10.5 FP11 image.

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
06 March 2020

UID

ibm11116819