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IT21164: SECURITY: ESCALATION TO ROOT VULNERABILITY IN DB2.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms at  *
    * service levels Version 10.5 GA  through to Version 10.5 Fix  *
    * Pack 8.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 10.5 Fix Pack 9.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

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

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT21164

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    A50

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-06-23

  • Closed date

    2017-09-27

  • Last modified date

    2017-09-27

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

    IT21140

  • 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



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 10.5

Reference #: IT21164

Modified date: 27 September 2017