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IT07394: SECURITY: DB2 ACS IS AFFECTED BY OPENSSL VULNERABILITY CVE-2015-0204

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DB2 Advanced Copy Services feature is affected by OpenSSL
    vulnerability CVE-2015-0204.  OpenSSL could provide weaker than
    expected security. The client accepts the use of an RSA
    temporary key in a non-export RSA key exchange ciphersuite. An
    attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch further
    attacks on the system.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms at  *
    * service levels Version 10.5 GA  through to Version 10.5 Fix  *
    * Pack 6                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 10.5 Fix Pack 7.                      *
    * Refer to security bulletin for remediation:                  *
    * http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21968869    *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    10.5 Fix Pack 7 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT07394

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    A50

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-02-27

  • Closed date

    2015-12-30

  • Last modified date

    2015-12-30

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • RA50 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 10.5

Reference #: IT07394

Modified date: 30 December 2015