IBM DB2 Universal Database up to 8.2 FP16 DAS access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in IBM DB2 Universal Database up to 8.2 FP16 (Database Software). This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component DAS. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 01/30/2008. The weakness was shared 02/04/2008 with iDefense (Website). The advisory is available at The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability was named CVE-2007-5757 since 10/31/2007. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a private exploit is available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 30153 (IBM DB2 < 8.1 Fix Pack 16 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Databases and running in the context remote.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (40224), SecurityTracker (ID 1019319), Vulnerability Center (SBV-17550) and Tenable (30153). The entries 3576, 3578, 3580 and 3577 are related to this item.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.5

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Temp Score: 8.5
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Private
Status: Unproven
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Nessus ID: 30153
Nessus Name: IBM DB2 < 8.1 Fix Pack 16 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Organization: iDefense
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2007-5757 (🔍)
X-Force: 40224
SecurityTracker: 1019319
Vulnerability Center: 17550 - IBM DB2 Universal Database for Linux 9.1 Local Privilege Escalation, High
SecurityFocus: 27870 - IBM DB2 Universal Database Multiple Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 28771
OSVDB: 41630 - IBM DB2 Universal Database db2pd DB2INSTANCE Environment Variable Search Path Subversion Local Privilege Escalation

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Created: 02/18/2008 09:57 AM
Updated: 08/04/2019 04:51 PM
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