IBM DB2 Universal Database up to 8.2 FP16 SYSPROC.ADMIN_SP_C access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in IBM DB2 Universal Database up to 8.2 FP16 (Database Software). This issue affects the function SYSPROC.ADMIN_SP_C. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 01/30/2008. The weakness was published 02/04/2008 with IBM (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at www-1.ibm.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2008-0696 since 02/11/2008. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 5 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. 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 www-1.ibm.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (40233), Vulnerability Center (SBV-17678) and Tenable (30153). Similar entries are available at 3576, 3578, 3580 and 3577.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.8

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Temp Score: 8.8
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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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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Upgrade: www-1.ibm.com
Patch: www-1.ibm.com

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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: www-1.ibm.com
Organization: IBM
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CVE: CVE-2008-0696 (🔍)
X-Force: 40233
Vulnerability Center: 17678 - IBM DB2 UDB ALTER TABLE Statement Authorization Unspecified Vulnerability, High
SecurityFocus: 27596 - IBM DB2 Universal Database Server 8.2 Prior To Fixpak 16 Multiple Local Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 28771
OSVDB: 41634 - CVE-2008-0696 - IBM - DB2 UDB - Unspecified Issue
Vupen: ADV-2008-0401

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Created: 02/18/2008 09:57 AM
Updated: 03/16/2021 10:58 AM
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