IC86781: SECURITY: STACK BUFFER OVERFLOW VULNERABILITY IN SQL/PERSISTENT STORED MODULES DEBUGGING INFRASTRUCTURE (CVE-2012-4826).

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A stack buffer overflow vulnerability in SQL/Persistent Stored
    Modules (PSM) debugging infrastructure could be exploited to
    attain remote code execution.
    
    To exploit the vulnerability the malicious user would need:
    1) Valid credential to connect to database
    2) CONNECT privilege on database
    3) A PSM stored procedure to which the malicious has the
    privilege to debug
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms at  *
    * service levels from Version 9.7 GA                           *
    * through to Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6.                           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description.                                       *
    * See Security Bulletin: Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in IBM  *
    * DB2 SQL/PSM Stored Procedure Infrastructure (CVE-2012-4826). *
    * http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21614536       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 7.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    9.7 Fix Pack 7 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC86781

  • 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

    2012-09-24

  • Closed date

    2012-10-18

  • Last modified date

    2012-12-19

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

    IC86765

  • 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

  • RA10 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version:

9.7

Reference #:

IC86781

Modified date:

2012-12-19

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