IC79274: SECURITY: DB2 ESCALATION OF PRIVILEGE VULNERABILITY (CVE-2011-4061)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DB2 Server products bundle IBM Tivoli Monitoring Agent (ITMA)
    which is intended for users of Optim
    Database Administrator.  Use of the Monitoring Agent for DB2 is
    specifically restricted to supplying
    monitoring information to the Optim Database Administrator
    Health and Availability monitoring feature
    only. There is a vulnerability in ITMA which a local user can
    exploit to gain escalated privilege.
    The vulnerability does not exist on DB2 for Windows.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * DB2 9.7 running on UNIX or LINUX                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * The fix can be obtained by upgrading to DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 6   *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 6
    

Temporary fix

  • See Local Fix
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC79274

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    970

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-10-18

  • Closed date

    2012-06-05

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-11

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

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

    IC79970

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R970 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version:

9.7

Reference #:

IC79274

Modified date:

2012-06-11

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