IBM DB2 FCM denial of service

db2-cve20134032-dos (86092) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

A vulnerability in IBM DB2 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service. The vulnerability exists in the Fast Communications Manager (FCM), which is used for communication between different nodes in a Partitioned database and between members in a pureScale configuration. A single node configuration is not vulnerable.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1650231 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1650231: Denial of Service Vulnerability in DB2 for Unix, Linux and Windows's Fast Communications Manager. (CVE-2013-4032).
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1653801: IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V3 is affected by a vulnerability in the IBM DB2 Fast Communications Manager (CVE-2013-4032).
  • BID-62747: IBM DB2 and DB2 Connect CVE-2013-4032 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-4032: The Fast Communications Manager (FCM) in IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition and Advanced Enterprise Server Edition 10.1 before FP3 and 10.5, when a multi-node configuration is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via vectors involving arbitrary data.
  • SA55470: IBM Smart Analytics System Series DB2 Fast Communications Manager Denial of Service Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM DB2 10.1 Enterprise Server
  • IBM DB2 10.1 Advanced Enterprise Server
  • IBM DB2 10.5 Enterprise Server
  • IBM DB2 10.5 Advanced Enterprise Server
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V3 10.1
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V3 9.7

Reported:

Sep 30, 2013

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