IC79970: 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.
    .
    This vulnerability does not exist on DB2 for Windows.
    

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 8.                                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 9 or see "Local Fix"     *
    * portion for other suggestions.                               *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    9.5 Fix Pack 9 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC79970

  • 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

    2011-11-23

  • Closed date

    2012-03-05

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-11

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

    IC79274

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

    IC84175

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSN

       UP

  • R970 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version:

9.5

Reference #:

IC79970

Modified date:

2012-06-11

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