IBM DB2 Universal Database DB2 JDBC Applet Server buffer overflow

db2-db2jdbc-bo (34184) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

IBM DB2 Universal Database is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the DB2 JDBC Applet Server. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the server to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the patch for your system, as listed in IBM APAR IY97750. See References.

References:

  • IBM Support & downloads: Support & downloads.
  • ZDI-07-056: IBM DB2 DB2JDS Multiple Vulnerabilities.
  • BID-23890: IBM DB2 Universal Database JDBC Applet Server Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
  • BID-26010: IBM DB2 Universal Database Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2582: Multiple buffer overflows in the DB2 JDBC Applet Server (DB2JDS) service in IBM DB2 9.x and earlier allow remote attackers to (1) execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet to the DB2JDS service on tcp/6789; and cause a denial of service via (2) an invalid LANG parameter or (2) a long packet that generates a MemTree overflow.
  • CVE-2007-5324: ** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem. When the candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will be provided.
  • OSVDB ID: 40973: IBM DB2 JDBC Applet Server (DB2JDS) Crafted Packet Arbitrary Code Execution
  • OSVDB ID: 40975: IBM DB2 JDBC Applet Server (DB2JDS) Multiple Method MemTree Remote Overflow
  • SA25148: IBM DB2 Universal Database Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018029: IBM DB2 DB2JDS Service Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018801: IBM DB2 Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM AIX 5.2
  • IBM AIX 5.3
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 6.0
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 6.1
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 7.0
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 7.1
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 7.2
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.0
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.0 FP13
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP14
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2 FP7
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 9.0
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 9.0 FP2
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 9.1 GA
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 9.1 FP3
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 9.1
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 9.1 FP2
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 9.5
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 9

Reported:

May 09, 2007

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