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.
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.
The fix for Db2 V10.5 is in V10.5.0.11, available for download from Fix Central.
|Release||Fixed in fix pack||APAR||Download URL|
|V9.7||TBD||IT30153||Special Build for V9.7 FP11:
|V10.1||TBD||IT30154||Special Build for V10.1 FP6:
|V11.5||TBD||IT30157||Special Build for V11.5 GA:|
Workarounds and Mitigations
Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins
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.
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06 March 2020