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IT17012: SECURITY: ELEVATED PRIVILEGES WITH DB2 EXECUTABLES (CVE-2016-5995).

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux PPC 64 LE and Linux 390         *
    * platforms at service levels Version 11.1 GA.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 11.1 Fix Pack 1 or see "Local Fix"    *
    * portion for other suggestions.                               *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    11.1 Fix Pack 1 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT17012

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    B10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-09-12

  • Closed date

    2016-12-15

  • Last modified date

    2016-12-15

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

    IT16921

  • 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

  • RB10 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: B10

Reference #: IT17012

Modified date: 15 December 2016