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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM DB2 affect the IBM Intelligent Operations Center (CVE-2020-4701, CVE-2020-4739)

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Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in DB2 11.1 which is shipped with IBM® Intelligent Operations Center. Information about these vulnerabilities affecting IBM® Intelligent Operations Center have been published and addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4701
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 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.
CVSS Base score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187078 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-2020-4739
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 authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by DLL search order hijacking vulnerability in Microsoft Windows client. By placing a specially crafted file in a compromised folder, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 188149.
CVSS Base score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188149 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Intelligent Operations Center (IOC)5.1.0, 5.1.0.2, 5.1.0.3, 5.1.0.4, 5.1.0.6, 5.2, 5.2.1

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply an interim fix that contains the fix for this issue as soon as practical.

Download the IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version 5.2.2 is an upgrade to IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version 5.1 through IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version 5.2 from the following link:

IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version 5.2.2

Installation instructions for the fix are included in the readme document that is in the fix package.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

13 Sep 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:
13 September 2021

UID

ibm16488431