IBM DB2 XSLT library denial of service

ibm-db2-cve20135466-dos (88365) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

IBM DB2 and DB2 Connect are vulnerable to a denial of service in the DB2 XSLT library. A remote authenticated attacker could allows this vulnerability to cause the library to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1660046 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1660046: Denial of Service Vulnerability in DB2's XSLT Library. (CVE-2013-5466).
  • BID-64334: IBM DB2 and DB2 Connect CVE-2013-5466 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-5466: The XSLT library in IBM DB2 and DB2 Connect 9.5 through 10.5, and the DB2 pureScale Feature 9.8 for Enterprise Server Edition, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors.
  • SA56012: IBM DB2 / DB2 Connect Two Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM DB2 10.1 Advanced Workgroup Server
  • IBM DB2 10.1 Express
  • IBM DB2 10.1 Advanced Enterprise Server
  • IBM DB2 10.1 Workgroup Server
  • IBM DB2 10.1 Enterprise Server
  • IBM DB2 10.5 Advanced Workgroup Server
  • IBM DB2 10.5 Advanced Enterprise Server
  • IBM DB2 10.5 Enterprise Server
  • IBM DB2 10.5 Express
  • IBM DB2 10.5 Workgroup Server
  • IBM DB2 9.7 Express
  • IBM DB2 9.7 Advanced Workgroup Server
  • IBM DB2 9.7 Workgroup Server
  • IBM DB2 9.7 Advanced Enterprise Server
  • IBM DB2 9.7 Enterprise Server
  • IBM DB2 Connect 10.1 Unlimited
  • IBM DB2 Connect 10.1 Enterprise
  • IBM DB2 Connect 10.1 Application Server
  • IBM DB2 Connect 10.5 Enterprise
  • IBM DB2 Connect 10.5 Unlimited
  • IBM DB2 Connect 10.5 Application Server
  • IBM DB2 Connect 9.7 Application Server
  • IBM DB2 Connect 9.7 Enterprise
  • IBM DB2 Connect 9.7 Unlimited Edition for System i
  • IBM DB2 pureScale Feature 9.8 Enterprise Server

Reported:

Dec 13, 2013

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