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Security Bulletin: IBM® InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse, IBM Smart Analytics System and IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics are affected by an IBM DB2® LUW denial of service vulnerability in ALTER MODULE statement handling (CVE-2014-3094)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C3000, C4000, D5100, IBM Smart Analytics System 1050, 2050, 5600, 5710, 7600, 7700, 7710 and IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics ship with either IBM DB2 Version 9.7 or Version 10.1. IBM DB2 is vulnerable to a stack buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking in the handling of the ALTER MODULE statement.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3094

DESCRIPTION
:
DB2 is vulnerable to a stack buffer overflow attack, caused by improper bounds checking in the handling of ALTER MODULE statements. A remote, authenticated user could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code with DB2 instance owner privileges thereby causing the server to crash.

CVSS
:
CVSS Base Score: 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94260 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C3000
IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C4000
IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse D5100
IBM Smart Analytics System 1050
IBM Smart Analytics System 2050
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600
IBM Smart Analytics System 5710
IBM Smart Analytics System 7600
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700
IBM Smart Analytics System 7710
IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics A1791

Remediation/Fixes

Find your IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse, IBM Smart Analytics System, or IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics product in the table below and contact IBM Support with an APAR number to request a special build containing an interim fix.

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Product Affected Component APAR Download Link Additional Information
IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C3000
IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse C4000
IBM InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse D5100
IBM Smart Analytics System 1050
IBM Smart Analytics System 2050
DB2 V9.7 IT02592 Contact IBM Support Security Bulletin: IBM DB2 LUW contains a denial of service vulnerability in ALTER MODULE statement handling. (CVE-2014-3094)
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 DB2 V9.7 IT02592 Contact IBM Support Security Bulletin: IBM DB2 LUW contains a denial of service vulnerability in ALTER MODULE statement handling. (CVE-2014-3094)
DB2 V10.1 IT02593 Contact IBM Support Security Bulletin: IBM DB2 LUW contains a denial of service vulnerability in ALTER MODULE statement handling. (CVE-2014-3094)
IBM Smart Analytics System 5710
IBM Smart Analytics System 7600
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700
IBM Smart Analytics System 7710
DB2 V9.7 IT02592 Contact IBM Support Security Bulletin: IBM DB2 LUW contains a denial of service vulnerability in ALTER MODULE statement handling. (CVE-2014-3094)
IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics A1791 DB2 V10.1 IT02593 Contact IBM Support Security Bulletin: IBM DB2 LUW contains a denial of service vulnerability in ALTER MODULE statement handling. (CVE-2014-3094)

Contact IBM Support:
In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with IBM Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

September 17, 2014: 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 Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 1050 Linux, Windows 9.7
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 2050 Linux, Windows 9.7
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 Linux 9.7, 10.1
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 5710 Linux 9.7
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 7600 AIX 6.1 9.7
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 AIX 6.1 9.7
Information Management IBM Smart Analytics System IBM Smart Analytics System 7710 AIX 6.1 9.7
Information Management InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse Balanced Warehouse C Class - C3000 Linux, Windows 9.7
Information Management InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse Balanced Warehouse C Class - C4000 Linux, Windows 9.7
Information Management InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse Balanced Warehouse D Class - D5100 Linux 9.7

Document information

More support for: PureData System for Operational Analytics

Software version: 1.0

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: 1683296

Modified date: 17 September 2014