Security Bulletin: Infosphere BigInsights is affected by a vulnerability in DB2 (CVE-2015-1947).
Infosphere BigInsights is affected by a local escalation of privilege vulnerability in DB2 (CVE-2015-1947). The vulnerability exists in the Big SQL server component included in BigInsights.
DESCRIPTION: IBM DB2 is vulnerable to a privilege escalation due to improper built of binaries. A local user could place a malicious library in a location that a SETGID or SETUID binary would execute and gain root level access.
CVSS Base Score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103202 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights: 3.0, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 4.0
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
17 December 2015: Original Version Published
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More support for:
Software version: 3.0, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 4.0.0
Operating system(s): Linux
Software edition: Enterprise Edition
Reference #: 1967131
Modified date: 11 March 2017