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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM Java SDK and IBM Java Runtime related to the Kerberos component affect IBM® Db2®. (CVE-2019-2949)

Security Bulletin


Summary

In some versions of IBM Java SDK a vulnerability related to the Kerberos component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-2949
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Kerberos component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169254 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

All fix pack levels of IBM Db2 V11.1, and V11.5 editions running on all platforms. IBM Db2 V10.5 is not affected.


Remediation/Fixes

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

The fix for this vulnerability is in a later version of IBM JDK. Customers running any vulnerable fixpack level of an affected Program, V11.1 or V11.5 can download the latest version of IBM JDK from Fix Central.
  Affected IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version:
  • 8.0.0.0 - 8.0.6.7
  • Java 7 is not affected.

Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition:

  • 8.0.6.10


Refer to the table below to determine the IBM JDK level that contains the fix. Then follow the instructions below to perform the JDK installation.

Db2 ReleaseFixed IBM Release
V11.1.x8.0.6.10 or later
V11.5.x8.0.6.10 or later

Instructions for IBM JDK Installation can be found here:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27050993

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

10 Sep 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:
10 September 2020

UID

ibm16330711