Security Bulletin: IBM Informix Dynamic Server is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability
IBM Informix Dynamic Server has addressed the following vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Informix Dynamic Server could allow a local user logged in with database administrator user to gain root privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 6.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/129620 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
Affected IBM Informix Dynamic Server
|IBM Informix Dynamic Server on Linux platforms||12.10.FC1-FC9|
Remediation / First Fix
|IBM Informix Dynamic Server||
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Eddie Zhu at BEIJING DBSEC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
11 September 2017: Original version published
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