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Security Bulletin: IBM® Db2® may be vulnerable to an Information Disclosure when using the LOAD utility as under certain circumstances the LOAD utility does not enforce directory restrictions. (CVE-2021-20373)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Db2 may be vulnerable to an Information Disclosure when using the LOAD utility as under certain circumstances the LOAD utility does not enforce directory restrictions.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20373
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Db2 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 may be vulnerable to an Information Disclosure when using the LOAD utility as under certain circumstances the LOAD utility does not enforce directory restrictions. IBM X-Force ID: 199521.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/195521 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

All fix pack levels of IBM Db2 V9.7, 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, V9.7, 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: V9.7 FP11, V10.1 FP6, V10.5 FP11, 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.

 

ReleaseFixed in fix packAPARDownload URL
V9.7TBDIT37715Special Build for V9.7 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, System z®, System z9® or zSeries®
Solaris 64-bit, SPARC
Solaris 64-bit, x86-64
Windows 32-bit, x86
Windows 64-bit, x86

V10.1TBDIT37714Special 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

V10.5TBDIT37713Special 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

V11.1TBDIT37658Special Build for V11.1.4 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 

V11.511.5.7IT37712https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6524304

 

 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Qiguang Zhu.

Change History

27 Jan 2022: Updated acknowledgement name and refreshed CVE details.
4 Jan 2022: New links provided for 11.1 Windows platforms.  This is the same build used to resolve CVE-2021-4104
15 Dec 2021:  A new link will be provided for 11.1 Windows platforms
09 Dec 2021: Added links for 9.7 Windows platforms
08 Dec 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:
27 January 2022

UID

ibm16523804