IC76902: SECURITY: REMOTE DENIAL OF SERVICE OF DB2 SERVER.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A malicious user could remotely, without authentication, exploit
    a denial of service vulnerability in the DB2 server.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms at  *
    * service levels Version 9.8 GA  through to Version 9.8 Fix    *
    * Pack 4.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.8 Fix Pack 5.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    9.8 Fix Pack 5 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC76902

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    980

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-06-10

  • Closed date

    2012-04-09

  • Last modified date

    2012-04-16

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

    IC76781

  • 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

  • R910 PSN

       UP

  • R950 PSN

       UP

  • R970 PSN

       UP

  • R980 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version:

9.8

Reference #:

IC76902

Modified date:

2012-04-16

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