IBM U2 UniVerse invalid query denial of service

ibm-universe-invalid-query-dos (9736) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

U2 UniVerse is vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by a buffer overflow. By executing a query over an ODBC connection that creates an invalid link between tables, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and cause the database server to crash. The server must be restarted to regain normal functionality.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM U2 UniVerse

Reported:

Jul 31, 2002

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