ibm db2 9.5 Administration Server memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in ibm db2 9.5 (Database Software). It has been rated as very critical. Affected by this issue is the function of the file of the component Administration Server. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 10/05/2010 with Intevydis (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-3731 since 10/05/2010. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/26/2021).

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 51840 (IBM DB2 9.1 < Fix Pack 10 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Databases.

Upgrading to version 9.5 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (62188), Vulnerability Center (SBV-27910) and Tenable (51840).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.0

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 51840
Nessus Name: IBM DB2 9.1 < Fix Pack 10 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 801522
OpenVAS Name: IBM DB2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Oct10)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: db2 9.5


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Organization: Intevydis
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-3731 (🔍)

X-Force: 62188
Vulnerability Center: 27910 - IBM DB2 UDB 9.5 Before FP6a Remote DoS or Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 46077 - IBM DB2 Administration Server (DAS) 'validateUser()' Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Secunia: 41686 - IBM DB2 Administration Server "validateUser()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability, Moderately Critical
Vupen: ADV-2010-2544


Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/26/2021 02:14 AM
Changes: (2) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore source_nessus_risk
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