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Security Bulletin: IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics A1791 and IBM Smart Analytics System 7600, 7700, and 7710 are affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the DB2 Audit Facility (CVE-2013-3475)

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Abstract

The IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics A1791, IBM Smart Analytics System 7600, IBM Smart Analytics System 7700, and IBM Smart Analytics System 7710 are shipped with DB2 9.7 or DB2 10.1. These versions of DB2 contain a security vulnerability in the DB2 Audit Facility which allows an attacker to gain DB2 instance owner level privileges. This vulnerability can only be exploited by users through a local system account login.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS

CVE-2013-3475
CVSS Base Score: 6.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/84358 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)


AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:

IBM Smart Analytics System 7600
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700
IBM Smart Analytics System 7710
IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics A1791

REMEDIATION:

FIXES:

Find your product in the table below and use the link in the Patch/Fix Pack Download Link column to find the patch provided by IBM.

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ProductOperating SystemPatch/Fix PackVersionsPatch/Fix Pack Download LinkInstallation instructions
IBM Smart Analytics System 7600AIX 6.1DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 8 special build 30703DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 8 special build 30703Contact IBM Support to request the special build.Procedure to install a DB2 special build or fix pack on an IBM Smart Analytics System
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700AIX 6.1IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 fix pack 2.1.2.0

Note: When you install this fix pack, you will update other components in addition to DB2.
DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 8 special build 30703Navigate to Fix Central and download fix pack 2.1.2.0-IM-ISAS7700.Link to installation instructions
IBM Smart Analytics System 7710AIX 6.1IBM Smart Analytics System 7710 fix pack 2.1.2.0

Note: When you install this fix pack, you will update other components in addition to DB2.
DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 8 special build 30703Navigate to Fix Central and download fix pack 2.1.2.0-IM-ISAS7710.Link to installation instructions
IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics A1791

AIX 7.1IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics Fix Pack 1.0.0.2.

Note: When you install this fix pack, you will update other components in addition to DB2.
DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 8 special build 30703

or

DB2 10.1 Fix Pack 2 special build 30704
Refer to the Installation Instructions link and follow the download instructions in the fix pack readme document.Link to fix pack readme document


WORKAROUND(S):

None.

MITIGATION(S):

None.

REFERENCES:
  • Complete CVSS Guide
  • On-line Calculator V2
  • CVE-2013-3475
  • X-Force Database



  • RELATED INFORMATION:
    IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
    IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog


    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
    The vulnerability in DB2 was reported to IBM by Bartlomiej Balcerek via Secunia SVCRP.


    CHANGE HISTORY:
    6-September-2013:
    - Original version published.


    *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 Flash.

    Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY

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    Document Information

    Modified date:
    25 September 2022

    UID

    swg21639194