IC97471: SECURITY: NULL POINTER DEREFERENCE IN DB2'S XSLT PARSING ENGINE (CVE-2013-5466).

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The DB2xslt4 module contains a NULL pointer dereference in the
    XSLT parsing engine which a malicious user could exploit and
    cause the DB2 server to trap and terminate.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms at  *
    * service levels Version 10.1 GA  through to Version 10.1 Fix  *
    * Pack 3.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * See security bulletin:                                       *
    * http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21660046    *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC97471

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    A10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-11-06

  • Closed date

    2014-06-02

  • Last modified date

    2014-06-06

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

    IC97402

  • 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

  • RA10 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version:

10.1

Reference #:

IC97471

Modified date:

2014-06-06

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