IC99481: SECURITY: VULNERABILITY IN STORED PROCEDURE INFRASTRUCTURE CAN ALLOW ESCALATION OF PRIVILEGE TO ADMINISTRATOR (CVE-2013-6744).

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • There is a security vulnerability in the Stored Procedure
    Infrastructure that will allow a malicious user to gain
    administrator privilege on the server.  This vulnerability is
    only applicable to DB2 on Windows.
    
    To exploit the vulnerability, the DB2 user will need to have
    CREATE_EXTERNAL_ROUTINE privilege which is by default not
    granted to PUBLIC.
    
    See security bulletin for details:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21673947
    

Local fix

  • Revoke CREATE_EXTERNAL_ROUTINE from all users and only grant the
    privilege to trusted users.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 Servers on Windows platforms at service levels from  *
    * Version 10.5 GA through to Version 10.5 Fix Pack 3.          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 10.5 Fix Pack 3a or see "Local Fix"   *
    * portion for other suggestions.                               *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    10.5 Fix Pack 3a and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC99481

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    A50

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-02-19

  • Closed date

    2014-05-23

  • Last modified date

    2014-05-23

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

    IC98849

  • 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

  • RA50 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version:

10.5

Reference #:

IC99481

Modified date:

2014-05-23

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