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IT09900: SECURITY: GSKIT IS AFFECTED BY SECURITY VULNERABILITIES (CVE-2015-1788)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • GSKit V8 is impacted by the OpenSSL security vulnerability
    (CVE-2015-1788)
    
    Customers that have Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) support enabled
    in
    their DB2 database system are affected. SSL support is not
    enabled in DB2 by default.
    
    No workaround is available. DB2 needs to pick up new version of
    GSKit V8.0.50.47 to resolve this vulnerability.
    

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.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT09900

  • 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

    2015-07-07

  • Closed date

    2015-12-30

  • Last modified date

    2015-12-30

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

    IT09897

  • 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 #: IT09900

Modified date: 30 December 2015