Latest versionsfixlist
11.1.0.7 FixList
10.5.0.9 FixList
10.1.0.6 FixList
9.8.0.5 FixList
9.7.0.11 FixList
9.5.0.10 FixList
9.1.0.12 FixList
Have problems? - contact us.
Register for free anmeldung-x26
Contact form kontakt-x26

DB2 - Problem description

Problem IC70473 Status: Closed

SECURITY: POTENTIAL CRASH WITH STMM ENABLED AND DATABASE_MEMORY SET TO
AUTOMATIC

product:
DB2 FOR LUW / DB2FORLUW / 970 - DB2
Problem description:
In a rare case, a malicious user with local system access could 
potentially cause a DB2 server on the system containing an 
active database with STMM enabled and DATABASE_MEMORY set to 
AUTOMATIC to crash.
Problem Summary:
**************************************************************** 
* USERS AFFECTED:                                              * 
* DB2 Users on UNIX platforms with STMM enabled and            * 
* DATABASE_MEMORY set to AUTOMATIC.                            * 
**************************************************************** 
* PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         * 
* See Error Description.                                       * 
**************************************************************** 
* RECOMMENDATION:                                              * 
* Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 5.                       * 
****************************************************************
Local Fix:
Disable automatic tuning of DATABASE_MEMORY, if possible.
available fix packs:
DB2 Version 9.8 Fix Pack 5 for AIX and Linux
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 8 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 9a for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Solution
The problem is first fixed in DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 5.
Workaround
not known / see Local fix
BUG-Tracking
forerunner  : APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following: IC71115 IC83403 IC83406 IC83409 IC83417 IC83419 
follow-up : 
Timestamps
Date  - problem reported    :
Date  - problem closed      :
Date  - last modified       :
11.08.2010
28.10.2011
28.10.2011
Problem solved at the following versions (IBM BugInfos)
9.7.FP5
Problem solved according to the fixlist(s) of the following version(s)
9.7.0.5 FixList
9.8.0.5 FixList
This site uses cookies to make it easier for us to provide you with our services. By using our site you agree to the use of cookies.