Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse D5100 and IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 are affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the DB2 Audit Facility (CVE-2013-3475)

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Abstract

IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse D5100 and IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 are shipped with DB2 9.7. This version of DB2 contains 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. IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 environments with DB2 10.1 are not vulnerable.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS

CVE-2013-3475
CVSS Base Score: 6.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84358 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse D5100
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V1
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V2

REMEDIATION:

    FIXES:

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    Product Patch/Fix Pack Versions Patch/Fix Pack Download Link Installation instructions
    IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse D5100

    IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V1

    IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V2
    DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 8 special build 30703 DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 8 special build 30703 Contact IBM Support to request the special build. Procedure to install a DB2 special build or fix pack on an IBM Smart Analytics System

WORKAROUND(S):

None.

MITIGATION(S):

None.

REFERENCES:

RELATED INFORMATION:
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
The vulnerability in DB2 was reported to IBM by Bartlomiej Balcerek via Secunia SVCRP.


CHANGE HISTORY:
28-August-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.

Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Information Management InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse Balanced Warehouse D Class - D5100 Linux 9.7
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 Linux 9.7

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More support for:

IBM Smart Analytics System

Software version:

9.7

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1644329

Modified date:

2013-08-28

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