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Vulnerability Assessment Details

DB2 < 8.1 Fixpack 12

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks DB2 signature

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote database server is affected by a denial of service issue.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of DB2 on the remote host
may crash when it attempts to process a specially-crafted CONNECT or
ATTACH request sent during the initial handshake process. An
unauthenticated remote attacker can leverage this issue to overflow a
buffer and crash the database instance, thereby denying service to
legitimate users.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-09/0060.html
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24012305

Solution :

Apply DB2 UDB Version 8.1 FixPak 12 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18428

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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