Vulnerability Details

IBM DB2 Chaining Functionality DRDA Module DoS Vulnerability

Published: 2012-09-06 10:50:17
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Impact:
Successful exploitation allows remote users to cause denial of service.

Affected Versions:
IBM DB2 version 9.7 before FP6 and IBM DB2 version 9.8 before FP5

Technical Details:
The flaw is caused due an error within chaining functionality in the Distributed Relational Database Architecture (DRDA) module, which can be exploited to cause a crash by sending a specially crafted DRDA request.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to IBM DB2 version 9.7 FP6, 9.8 FP5 or later.

Summary:
The host is running IBM DB2 and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-2180

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53873

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/49437/
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75418
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC82234
http://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21597090
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007053

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2012-09-06
Modified
2019-05-17
Category
Databases

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