Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Install of Informix Dynamic Server on Windows (CVE-2016-0226)
IBM Informix Dynamic Server, Windows Client, is vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack.
CVEID: CVEID: CVE-2016-0226
DESCRIPTION: Windows client installations of IBM Informix Dynamic Server could allow a local user to gain privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110087 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Informix Dynamic Server v 11.70.xCn (Windows)
|IBM Informix Dynamic Server v 11.70.xCn (Windows)||Fix Central|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Steven Seeley of Source Incite working with HP's Zero Day Initiative
21 March 2016: Original version published
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