IBM DB2 9.7/10.1/10.5/11.1 memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in IBM DB2 9.7/10.1/10.5/11.1 (Database Software). Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, which could allow an authenticated local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system as root. IBM X-ForceID: 155894.

The bug was discovered 03/08/2019. The weakness was shared 03/11/2019 (Website). The advisory is available at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-4016 since 01/03/2019. Local access is required to approach this attack. A authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/31/2023).

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 20108 (IBM DB2 Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (ibm10740413)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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03/08/2019 +64 days 🔍
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07/31/2023 +1602 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2019-4016 (🔍)
X-Force: 20190103
SecurityFocus: 107398 - IBM DB2 Multiple Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/12/2019 07:01 AM
Updated: 07/31/2023 02:31 PM
Changes: 03/12/2019 07:01 AM (62), 05/15/2020 02:59 PM (3), 07/31/2023 02:31 PM (3)
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