IC65756: Security: DB2DART PROGRAM COULD OVERWRITE FILES OWNED BY THE INSTANCE OWNER.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A malicious user could use the db2dart program to overwrite
    files owned by the instance owner.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms at  *
    * service levels from Version 9.5 GA through to Version 9.5    *
    * Fix Pack 5.                                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 6.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    9.5 Fix Pack 6 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC65756

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-01-25

  • Closed date

    2010-08-30

  • Last modified date

    2010-08-30

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IC65749

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version:

9.5

Reference #:

IC65756

Modified date:

2010-08-30

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