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Security Bulletin: IBM® Db2® is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the included Expat 3rd party library (CVE-2022-23852 and CVE-2022-23990)

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Summary

IBM® Db2® is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the included Expat 3rd party library. This fix provides an upgrade to the Expat library.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-23852
DESCRIPTION:   Expat (aka libexpat) could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow in the XML_GetBuffer function. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/218007 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2022-23990
DESCRIPTION:   Expat (aka libexpat) could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow in the doProlog function. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/218206 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
DB211.1.x
DB210.5.x
DB29.7.x
DB210.1.x

Remediation/Fixes

Customers running any vulnerable fixpack level of an affected Program, V9.7, V10.1, V10.5, and v11.1 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, and V11.1.4 FP6. They can be applied to any affected fixpack level of the appropriate release to remediate this vulnerability.

 

ReleaseFixed in fix packAPARDownload URL
V9.7TBDIT39923Special 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

V10.1TBDIT39922Special 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

V10.5TBDIT39920Special 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

V11.111.1.4 FP 7IT39918https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6573089

 

 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

20 Apr 2022: 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
20 April 2022

UID

ibm16573293