IBM Db2 High Performance Unload has addressed the following vulnerability:Buffer Overflow in --credential keystore
DESCRIPTION: IBM DB2 High Performance Unload is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking which could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/165481 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
Db2 High Performance Unload load for LUW 6.5
Db2 High Performance Unload load for LUW 6.1
|InfoSphere Optim High Performance Unload for DB2 for Linux- UNIX and Windows||Had been fixed in Interim Fix 126.96.36.199.1(188.8.131.52 IF1)||
|InfoSphere Optim High Performance Unload for DB2 for Linux- UNIX and Windows||Had been fixed in Interim Fix 184.108.40.206.6(220.127.116.11 IF6)||https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm%7EInformation%20Management&product=ibm/Information+Management/Optim+High+Performance+Unload+for+DB2+Linux+UNIX+and+Windows&release=18.104.22.168&platform=All&function=all|
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Rich Mirch
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10 December 2019