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Security Bulletin: Db2 vulnerabilities affect IBM Spectrum Protect Server (CVE-2020-4230, CVE-2020-4135, CVE-2020-4204, CVE-2020-4200)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Spectrum Protect Server is affected by multiple Db2 vulnerabilities such as privilege escalation, denial of service, and buffer overflow.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4230
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 11.1 and 11.5 is vulnerable to an escalation of privilege when an authenticated local attacker with special permissions executes specially crafted Db2 commands. IBM X-Force ID: 175212.
CVSS Base score: 6.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/175212 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4135
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 could allow an unauthenticated user to send specially crafted packets to cause a denial of service from excessive memory usage.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/173806 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4204
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking which could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges. IBM X-Force ID: 174960.
CVSS Base score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174960 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4200
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 could allow an authenticated attacker to send specially crafted commands to cause a denial of service. IBM X-Force ID: 174914.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174914 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Server8.1.0.000-8.1.9.xxx
7.1.0.000-7.1.10.xxx

Remediation/Fixes

Spectrum Protect
Server Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
      8.18.1.10.000AIX
Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6229034
      7.17.1.11.000AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6256504

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

12 June 2020: Initial Publication11 August 2020; Updated to add 7.1 fix

*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:
11 August 2020

UID

ibm16221294