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IBM DB2 Audit Facility Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running IBM DB2 and is prone to privilege escalation vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a boundary error within the setuid-set db2aud binary, which can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow.

Affected Software

Affected Software

IBM DB2 version 9.1.x, IBM DB2 version 9.5.x before FP9, IBM DB2 version 9.7.x before FP7, IBM DB2 version 9.8.x before FP5 and IBM DB2 version 10.1.x before FP1 on Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Apply the appropriate fix

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)