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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability CVE-2020-4345 in SQL affects IBM i

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Summary

SQL is used on IBM i. IBM i has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4345
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i users running complex SQL statements under a specific set of circumstances may allow a local user to obtain sensitive information that they should not have access to.
CVSS Base score: 2.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178318 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM i7.4
IBM i7.3
IBM i7.2

Remediation/Fixes

The issue can be fixed by applying a PTF to the IBM i Operating System.
Releases 7.4, 7.3, and 7.2 of IBM i are supported and will be fixed.

The IBM i PTF or Group PTF numbers containing the fix for the CVE follow.  Future Group PTFs for Db2 will also contain the fixes for this CVE.

Release 7.2 -  SI72600 PTF
Release 7.3 -  SF99703 Group PTF level 18
Release 7.4 -  SF99704 Group PTF level 7

Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

15 May 2020: Initial Publication

*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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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 May 2020

UID

ibm16208661