IBM® Db2® under very specific conditions, could allow a local user to keep running a procedure that could cause the system to run out of memory.and cause a denial of service.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes Db2 Connect Server) under very specific conditions, could allow a local user to keep running a procedure that could cause the system to run out of memory.and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/202267 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
All fix pack levels of IBM Db2 V11.1, and V11.5 editions on all platforms are affected.
Versions 9.7, 10.1 and 10.5 are not impacted.
Customers running any vulnerable fixpack level of an affected Program, 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: V11.1.4 FP6, and V11.5.6. They can be applied to any affected fixpack level of the appropriate release to remediate this vulnerability.
|Release||Fixed in fix pack||APAR||Download URL|
|V11.1||TBD||IT36870||Special Build for V11.1.4 FP6:|
|V11.5||TBD||IT36906||Special Build for V11.5.6:|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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19 Oct 2021: Refreshed image for 11.5 Widows 64-bit (corrected sped file)
29 Sep 2021: Refreshed image for 11.5 Windows 64-bit
15 Sep 2021: Initial Publication
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19 October 2021