IBM DB2 Universal Database up to 9.0 Stored Procedure access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in IBM DB2 Universal Database up to 9.0 (Database Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component Stored Procedure. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Stored). 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 08/26/2008. The weakness was released 08/28/2008 by Martin Rakhmanov with Application Security Inc. (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2008-3852 since 08/28/2008. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 33763 (IBM DB2 < 9.5 Fix Pack 1 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 to version 9.1 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 8789.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (42927), SecurityTracker (ID 1020761), Vulnerability Center (SBV-19628) and Tenable (33763). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 3463, 3464, 3462 and 38411.





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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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Name: Stored
Class: Privilege escalation / Stored
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 33763
Nessus Name: IBM DB2 < 9.5 Fix Pack 1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: DB2 Universal Database 9.1
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06/02/2008 🔍
07/30/2008 +58 days 🔍
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10/02/2008 +35 days 🔍
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Researcher: Martin Rakhmanov
Organization: Application Security Inc.
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2008-3852 (🔍)
X-Force: 42927
SecurityTracker: 1020761
Vulnerability Center: 19628 - IBM DB2 9.1 &lt; Fixpak 5 IBM Database Add-Ins for Visual Studio Unspecified Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 29601 - IBM DB2 Universal Database Prior to 9.1 Fixpak 5 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 30558
OSVDB: 46270 - IBM DB2 CLR stored procedure deployment add-ins for Visual Studio unspecified
Vupen: ADV-2008-1769

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Created: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM
Updated: 08/17/2019 06:35 PM
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