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IT08543: SECURITY: DB2 LUW CONTAINS A VULNERABILITY IN SCALAR FUNCTION TH AT MAY CAUSE DB2 SERVER TO TERMINATE ABNORMALLY (CVE-2015-1935)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM DB2 LUW contains a denial of service vulnerability. A
    remote, authenticated DB2 user could exploit this vulnerability
    by executing a specially-crafted SQL statement with the
    vulnerable scalar functions. This could result in a DB2 server
    crash or allow attackers to execute arbitrary code as the DB2
    instance owner.
    

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 4.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 10.1 Fix Pack 5.                      *
    * Refer to security bulletin for details:                      *
    * http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21902661    *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    10.1 Fix Pack 5 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT08543

  • 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

    2015-04-24

  • Closed date

    2015-07-14

  • Last modified date

    2015-07-14

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

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

    IT08656 IT08667 IT08668 IT08669

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • RA10 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 10.1

Reference #: IT08543

Modified date: 14 July 2015


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