Db2 does not enforce required authorization for certain commands which may lead to information exposure to connected users if the database configuration parameter AUTO_REVAL has been set to DEFERRED_FORCE.
DESCRIPTION: IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) does not enforce required authorization for certain commands which may lead to information exposure to connected users if the database configuration parameter AUTO_REVAL has been set to DEFERRED_FORCE.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/162948 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
All fix pack levels of IBM Db2 V11.1 edition on all platforms are affected. Db2 versions V9.7, V10.1, V10.5 and V11.5 are not affected.
The fix for DB2 V11.1 is in V184.108.40.206, available for download from Fix Central: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm11115973.
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Workarounds and Mitigations
Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins
28 Nov 2019: Initial Publication
29 November 2019: Corrected APAR number and link for 11.1 APAR to IT29425
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29 November 2019