VDB-3581 · CVE-2007-3676 · BID 27596

IBM DB2 Universal Database up to 8.2 FP16 JAR File Administration resource management

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A vulnerability was found in IBM DB2 Universal Database up to 8.2 FP16 (Database Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code of the component JAR File Administration. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-399. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

IBM DB2 Universal Database (UDB) Administration Server (DAS) 8 before Fix Pack 16 and 9 before Fix Pack 4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via modified pointer values in unspecified remote administration requests, which triggers memory corruption or other invalid memory access. NOTE: this might be the same issue as CVE-2008-0698.

The weakness was released 02/04/2008 with IBM (Website). The advisory is shared at www-1.ibm.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-3676 since 07/10/2007. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 28227 (IBM DB2 < 9 Fix Pack 4 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 SecurityTracker (ID 1019318) and Tenable (28227). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 3401, 3463, 3464 and 3462.





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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-399
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 28227
Nessus Name: IBM DB2 < 9 Fix Pack 4 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: www-1.ibm.com
Patch: www-1.ibm.com


07/10/2007 🔍
11/16/2007 +129 days 🔍
02/04/2008 +80 days 🔍
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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: www-1.ibm.com
Organization: IBM
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2007-3676 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1019318
SecurityFocus: 27596 - IBM DB2 Universal Database Server 8.2 Prior To Fixpak 16 Multiple Local Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 28771 - IBM DB2 UDB Multiple Vulnerabilities, Moderately Critical

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Created: 02/18/2008 09:57 AM
Updated: 04/29/2019 08:56 AM
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