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Security Bulletin: Privilege escalation vulnerability affects IBM® DB2® LUW (CVE-2017-1134)

Security Bulletin


Summary

DB2 LUW is affected by a vulnerability in IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (TSAMP).

Vulnerability Details

A privilege escalation vulnerability affects IBM Reliable Scalable Cluster Technology shipped with IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms.

CVEID: CVE-2017-1134
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Reliable Scalable Cluster Technology could allow a local user to escalate their privileges to gain root access.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/121453 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions


All fix pack levels of IBM DB2 V10.1, V10.5 and V11.1 editions listed below and running on Linux and Solaris are affected.

IBM® DB2® Express Edition
IBM® DB2® Workgroup Server Edition
IBM® DB2® Enterprise Server Edition
IBM® DB2® Advanced Enterprise Server Edition
IBM® DB2® Advanced Workgroup Server Edition
IBM® DB2® Connect™ Application Server Edition
IBM® DB2® Connect™ Enterprise Edition
IBM® DB2® Connect™ Unlimited Edition for System i®
IBM® DB2® Connect™ Unlimited Edition for System z®

Remediation/Fixes

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

FIX:

The fix for DB2 V11.1.1 is in V11.1.2 FP2, available for download from Fix Central.

For customers using DB2 V10.5, the recommended solution is to apply the corresponding fix to IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms. For customers using DB2 V10.1, apply the corresponding fix to IBM Reliable Scalable Cluster Technology.

DB2 Release Download URLInstall Instructions for
non-pureScale
Install instructions for
pureScale
V10.5 FP8
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21998459http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27049811http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27049701
V10.1 FP6
Please contact technical support to obtain fix and install instructions.


In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with DB2 Technical Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References

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Acknowledgement

CVE-2017-1134 was reported to IBM by Martin Carpenter.

Change History

May 2, 2017 - Original Version Published
May 24, 2017 - Added link to non-pureScale install instructions.
June 27, 2017 - Added V11.1.2.2 download URL.

*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

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018

UID

swg22002573