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DB2 - Problem description

Problem IC80728 Status: Closed

SECURITY: REMOTE ESCALATION OF PRIVILEGE VULNERABILITY IN DAS
(CVE-2012-0711).

product:
DB2 FOR LUW / DB2FORLUW / 950 - DB2
Problem description:
There is a security vulnerability in the DB2 Administration 
Server (DAS) which a malicious user can remotely 
exploit to gain elevated privilege or to cause a denial of 
service. 
 
This vulnerability does not apply to DAS running on the 
Windows platforms. 
 
This problem was reported to IBM by an anonymous researcher 
working with the iDefense Vulnerability Contributor Program 
(VCP).
Problem Summary:
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* USERS AFFECTED:                                              * 
* All DB2 systems on all Linux and Unix platforms at service   * 
* levels from Version 9.5 GA through to Version 9.5 Fix Pack   * 
* 8.                                                           * 
**************************************************************** 
* PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         * 
* See Error Description.                                       * 
**************************************************************** 
* RECOMMENDATION:                                              * 
* Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 9 or see "Local Fix"     * 
* portion for other suggestions.                               * 
****************************************************************
Local Fix:
DB2 installs DAS by default. However, DAS is only required for 
using the Control Center tools or performing remote 
administration.  If you do not use these features then do not 
enable DAS.
available fix packs:
DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Solution
The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version 
9.5 Fix Pack 9 and all the subsequent Fix Packs.
Workaround
not known / see Local fix
Timestamps
Date  - problem reported    :
Date  - problem closed      :
Date  - last modified       :
09.01.2012
06.03.2012
06.07.2012
Problem solved at the following versions (IBM BugInfos)
9.5.FP9
Problem solved according to the fixlist(s) of the following version(s)
9.5.0.9 FixList
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