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IC99474: Security: IBM DB2 is impacted by multiple TLS/SSL security vulnerabilities (CVE-2013-6747, CVE-2014-0963)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM DB2 is affected by multiple problems related to the SSL
    implementation. which, under very specific conditions, can cause
    DB2 server to become unresponsive, hang or crash.
    
    By default, DB2 does not use TLS/SSL for client-server
    communication and therefore, potential exposure only exists if
    you are using TLS/SSL.
    
    See security bulletin for details:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21671732
    

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 9.                                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See security bulletin:                                       *
    * http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21671732       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 9a.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

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

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC99474

  • 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

    2014-02-19

  • Closed date

    2014-06-26

  • Last modified date

    2014-06-26

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

    IC98853

  • 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

  • R970 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 9.7

Reference #: IC99474

Modified date: 26 June 2014


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