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Security Bulletin: IBM® Db2® is vulnerable to a denial of service as the server terminates abnormally when executing a specially crafted SELECT statement. (CVE-2021-29703)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM® Db2® is vulnerable to a denial of service as the server terminates abnormally when executing a specially crafted SELECT statement.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29703
DESCRIPTION:   Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes Db2 Connect Server) is vulnerable to a denial of service as the server terminates abnormally when executing a specially crafted SELECT statement.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/200659 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)

Affected Products and Versions

All fix pack levels of IBM Db2  V10.1, V10.5, V11.1, and V11.5 server editions on all platforms are affected.

Remediation/Fixes

Customers running any vulnerable fixpack level of an affected Program, V10.1, V10.5, V11.1 and V11.5, can download the special build containing the interim fix for this issue from Fix Central. These special builds are available based on the most recent fixpack level for each impacted release:  V10.1 FP6, V10.5 FP11, V11.1.4 FP6, and V11.5.5. They can be applied to any affected fixpack level of the appropriate release to remediate this vulnerability.


ReleaseFixed in fix packAPARDownload URL
V10.1TBDIT36601Special Build for V10.1 FP6:

AIX 64-bit
HP-UX 64-bit
Linux 32-bit, x86-32
Linux 64-bit, x86-64
Linux 64-bit, POWER™ big endian
Linux 64-bit, System z®, System z9® or zSeries®
Solaris 64-bit, SPARC
Solaris 64-bit, x86-64
Windows 32-bit, x86 
Windows 64-bit, x86

V10.5TBDIT36600Special Build for V10.5 FP11:

AIX 64-bit
HP-UX 64-bit
Linux 32-bit, x86-32
Linux 64-bit, x86-64
Linux 64-bit, POWER™ big endian
Linux 64-bit, POWER™ little endian
Linux 64-bit, System z®, System z9® or zSeries®
Solaris 64-bit, SPARC
Solaris 64-bit, x86-64
Windows 32-bit, x86
Windows 64-bit, x86
Inspur

V11.1TBDIT36599Special Build for V11.1 FP6:

AIX 64-bit
Linux 32-bit, x86-32
Linux 64-bit, x86-64
Linux 64-bit, POWER™ little endian
Linux 64-bit, System z®, System z9® or zSeries®
Solaris 64-bit, SPARC
Windows 32-bit, x86
Windows 64-bit, x86

V11.5

v11.5.5FP1


v11.5.6

IT34950

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6438025


https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6465915




Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

04 Aug 2021:  Added Windows links for v10.1
23 Jun 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
04 August 2021

UID

ibm16466371