Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C3000 and C4000, IBM Smart Analytics System 1050, 2050, and 5710 systems are affected by privilege escalation vulnerability in IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix, and Windows Audit Facility (CVE-2013-3475)
IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C3000 and C4000 and IBM Smart Analytics System 1050, 2050, and 5710 systems are shipped with DB2 Version 9.7. There is a security vulnerability in the DB2 Audit Facility which allows an attacker to gain DB2 instance owner level privileges. This vulnerability can only be exploited by users through a local system account login.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-3475
CVSS Base Score: 6.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/84358 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C3000 for Linux
IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C4000 for Linux
IBM Smart Analytics System 1050 for Linux
IBM Smart Analytics System 2050 for Linux
IBM Smart Analytics System 5710
A special build with an interim fix for this issue is available for DB2 and DB2 Connect V9.7 FP7 and FP8. Contact IBM Support to request the special build and reference the APAR number in the table.
For DB2 V9.7, the fix is planned to be made available in future fix packs.
|Release||APAR||APAR Download Link|
|V9.7||IC92495||Contact IBM Support to request the special build.|
To contact IBM Support:
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
X-Force Vulnerability Database - 84358
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
June 19, 2013: Original version published.
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Flash.
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|Information Management||InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse||Balanced Warehouse C Class - C3000||Linux||9.7|
|Information Management||InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse||Balanced Warehouse C Class - C4000||Linux||9.7|
|Information Management||IBM Smart Analytics System||IBM Smart Analytics System 1050||Linux||9.7|
|Information Management||IBM Smart Analytics System||IBM Smart Analytics System 2050||Linux||9.7|
|Information Management||IBM Smart Analytics System||IBM Smart Analytics System 5710||Linux||9.7|
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