solidDB rownum denial of service

soliddb-rownum-dos (72651) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

solidDB is vulnerable to a denial of service, related to a SOLID SQL Error 86: illegal ROWNUM constraint condition when processing certain SQL statements. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a SELECT statement containing a rownum condition with a subquery to cause the database server to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.5
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to IBM APAR IC80675 and IBM APAR IC79861 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM APAR IC79861: SELECT QUERY USING ROWNUM CONDITION WITH A SUBQUERY CAUSES ABNORMAL SHUTDOWN.
  • IBM APAR IC80675: SELECT QUERY USING ROWNUM CONDITION WITH A SUBQUERY CAUSES ABNORMAL SHUTDOWN.
  • IBM Support and Downloads: Fix list for IBM solidDB V6.5 and IBM solidDB Universal Cache V6.5.
  • BID-51629: IBM solidDB 'SELECT' Statement Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2011-4890: The server in IBM solidDB 6.5 before FP9 and 7.0 before FP1 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a SELECT statement with a ROWNUM condition involving a subquery.
  • OSVDB ID: 78550: IBM solidDB SELECT Statement rownum Condition Query Parsing Remote DoS
  • SA47654: IBM solidDB rownum Condition Denial of Service Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM solidDB 6.5
  • IBM solidDB 7.0

Reported:

Dec 28, 2011

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