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IBM DB2 DML Statement Execution Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

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 the program failing to limit users from the EXPLAIN authority, which will allow a remote attacker to potentially execute the SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE or DELETE DML statements with elevated privileges.

Affected Software

Affected Software

IBM DB2 versions 9.7 through FP8, 10.1 through FP2, and 10.5 through FP1

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)