The IBM Spectrum Protect Server is affected by IBM Db2 vulnerabilities such as denial of service, buffer overflow, and weak file permissions.
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)
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)
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
|IBM Spectrum Protect Server||8.1.0.000-8.1.12.000|
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Workarounds and Mitigations
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07 June 2021: Initial Publication
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08 June 2021