Security Bulletin: IBM solidDB, IBM solidDB Universal Cache Stored Procedure Vulnerability (CVE-2013-3031)

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An SQL stored procedure that uses named arguments and default parameter values can be used to exploit a defect in the solidDB implementation.



CVE ID: CVE-2013-3031

An SQL stored procedure can access uninitialized data for addressing memory if the procedure call uses named arguments and default values for parameters, omitting some of the arguments. That typically causes an abnormal shutdown of the server.

CVSS Base Score: 4,0
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

IBM solidDB 6.0 through 6.0.1069
IBM solidDB 6.3 through
IBM solidDB 6.5 through
IBM solidDB 7.0 through

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to upgrade the installation to a newer fix pack that includes the fix for this issue.


For IBM solidDB 6.0.1069 and earlier:
- Upgrade to version 6.0.1070 or later

For IBM solidDB (Interim Fix 10) and earlier:
- Upgrade to version (Interim Fix 11) or later

For IBM solidDB and earlier:
- Upgrade to version or later

For IBM solidDB and earlier:
- Upgrade to version or later

First release with fix APAR Fix list/download URLs
6.0.1070 IC94044 IBM solidDB 6.0 downloads Interim Fix 11 IC94043 IBM solidDB 6.3 Fix List and downloads Fix Pack 12 IC88796 IBM solidDB 6.5 Fix List and downloads Fix Pack 4 IC88797 IBM solidDB 7.0 Fix List and downloads

None known; apply fixes.

None known.

· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· X-Force Vulnerability Database - 84593
· CVE-2013-3031


August 23, 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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More support for:

IBM solidDB

Software version:

6.0, 6.3, 6.5, 7.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

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