CVE Database As of 12-09-2019


Impact by CVSS Score
  • ID: CVE-2012-0712

The XML feature in IBM DB2 9.5 before FP9, 9.7 through FP5, and 9.8 through FP4 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by calling the XMLPARSE function with a crafted string expression.

Exploitability Analysis:

This is a vulnerability exploitable with network access which means the vulnerable software is bound to the network stack and the attacker does not require local network access or local access to exploit it. Such a vulnerability is often termed “remotely exploitable”.

Exploitability Complexity:

Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. The following are examples: The affected product typically requires access to a wide range of systems and users, possibly anonymous an untrusted (e.g., Internet-facing web or mail server). The affected configuration is default or ubiquitous. The attack can be performed manually and requires little skill or additional information gathering. The 'race condition' is a lazy one (i.e., it is technically a race but easily winnable).


One instance of authentication is required to access and exploit the vulnerability.

Confidentiality Impact:

There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.

Integrity Impact:

There is no impact to the integrity of the system.

Availability Impact:

There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability. An example is a network-based flood attack that permits a limited number of successful connections to an Internet service.

CVSS Score
Remotely Exploitable
2012-03-20 16:55:01
2017-09-18 21:34:42

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