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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Db2 affect IBM Spectrum Protect Server (CVE-2020-5024, CVE-2020-5025, CVE-2020-4976)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Spectrum Protect Server is affected by IBM Db2 vulnerabilities such as denial of service, buffer overflow, and weak file permissions.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-5024
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 attacker to cause a denial of service due a hang in the SSL handshake response. IBM X-Force ID: 193660.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193660 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-2020-5025
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 db2fm 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: 193661.
CVSS Base score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193661 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-2020-4976
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 a local user to read and write specific files due to weak file permissions. IBM X-Force ID: 192469.
CVSS Base score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192469 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Server8.1.0.000-8.1.12.000
7.1.0.000-7.1.13.100


Remediation/Fixes


Spectrum Protect
Server Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
      8.18.1.12.100AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6461981
      7.17.1.13.200AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6442977




Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

07 June 2021: 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:
08 June 2021

UID

ibm16462189