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IBM DB2 DBADM Privilege Revocation Security Bypass Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is running IBM DB2 and is prone to security bypass vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error in the application while revoking 'DBADM' privileges. This does not restrict users from executing non-DDL statements.

Affected Software

Affected Software

IBM DB2 version 9.1 before FP10, IBM DB2 version 9.5 before FP6a and IBM DB2 version 9.7 before FP2

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to IBM DB2 version 9.1 FP10, 9.5 FP6a, 9.7 FP2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)