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DB2 - Problem description

Problem IC65408 Status: Closed

SECURITY: VULNERABILITY IN DB2STST.

product:
DB2 FOR LUW / DB2FORLUW / 910 - DB2
Problem description:
The db2stst prorgram contains an escalation of privilege 
vulnerability which allows the invoker to obtain DB2 instance 
owner privilege.  The db2stst program is only shipped 
on Linux and Unix platforms.  Users on the Windows platform 
are not affected.
Problem Summary:
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* USERS AFFECTED:                                              * 
* All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms     * 
* atservice levels from Version 9.1 GA through to Version      * 
* 9.1Fix Pack 8.                                               * 
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* PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         * 
* See Error Description.                                       * 
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* RECOMMENDATION:                                              * 
* Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.1 Fix Pack 9 or see "Local          * 
* Fix"portion for other suggestions.                           * 
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Local Fix:
The db2stst program is used by DB2 Administrator Server (DAS). 
If you are  not using DAS then you can delete this file or have 
the execute file permission removed.
available fix packs:
DB2 Version 9.1 Fix Pack 10  for Linux, UNIX and Windows
DB2 Version 9.1 Fix Pack 11  for Linux, UNIX and Windows
DB2 Version 9.1 Fix Pack 12  for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Solution
The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version 
9.1 Fix Pack 9 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
Workaround
not known / see Local fix
BUG-Tracking
forerunner  : APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following: IC65703 IC65742 
follow-up : 
Timestamps
Date  - problem reported    :
Date  - problem closed      :
Date  - last modified       :
05.01.2010
30.08.2010
30.08.2010
Problem solved at the following versions (IBM BugInfos)
9.1.FP9
Problem solved according to the fixlist(s) of the following version(s)
9.1.0.9 FixList
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