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Vulnerability Assessment Details

DB2 < 9 Fixpack 2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks DB2 signature

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote database server is affected by multiple issues.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of DB2 on the remote host
permits unsafe access to several setuid-root binaries. A local user
may be able to leverage this to crash the affected database server or
possibly even gain root-level access.

In addition, the fenced userid may be able to access directories
without proper authorization.

See also :

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=480
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=481
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2007-02/0521.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2007-02/0523.html
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21255745
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21255747
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IY86711

Solution :

Apply DB2 Version 9 FixPak 2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 22677, 22729

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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