IBM DB2 UDB CONNECT and ATTACH denial of service variant 2

ibm-db2-connect-attach-dos2 (45134) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

IBM DB2 UDB is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified error when processing requests. By sending a specially-crafted CONNECT and ATTACH request that simulates a v7 client connect/attach request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to IBM DB2 Web site for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM DB2 Web site: DB2 Product Family.
  • BID-31058: IBM DB2 Universal Database Server 8.2 Prior To Fixpak 17 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-3959: IBM DB2 UDB 8.1 before FixPak 16, 8.2 before FixPak 9, and 9.1 before FixPak 4a allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (instance crash) via a crafted SQLJRA packet within a CONNECT/ATTACH data stream that simulates a V7 client connect/attach request.
  • OSVDB ID: 41794: IBM DB2 Universal Database CONNECT / ATTACH Processing Unspecified Remote DoS
  • SA29022: IBM DB2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP13
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP15
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP14
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP12
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP11
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP10
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP9
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP8
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP7
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP6
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP1
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP2
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP3
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP4
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 FP5
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2 FP1
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2 FP8
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2 FP6
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2 FP5
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2 FP7
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2 FP3
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2 FP2
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2
  • IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.2 FP4

Reported:

May 02, 2008

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