Security Bulletin: Hard-coded credentials used in IBM dashDB Local (CVE-2016-8954)
Hard-code credentials in IBM dashDB Local might be exploited by an attacker.
Affected Products and Versions
IBM dashDB Local v1.0.0 - v1.3.1.
Update to IBM dashDB Local v1.4.0 or later. For the procedure, see http://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS6NHC/com.ibm.swg.im.dashdb.doc/admin/local_updating.html.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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25 November 2016: Original version published
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IBM Db2 Warehouse
Component: Not Applicable
Software version: 1.0.0, 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.3.0, 1.3.1
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 1994471
Modified date: 13 November 2018