VDB-54892 · CVE-2010-3733 · BID 43834

IBM DB2 9.5 sqllib/cfg/db2sprf access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in IBM DB2 9.5 (Database Software). This vulnerability affects an unknown code block in the library sqllib/cfg/db2sprf. 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 weakness was disclosed 10/05/2010 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at www-01.ibm.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2010-3733 since 10/05/2010. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 49120 (IBM DB2 9.5 < Fix Pack 6a 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 Vulnerability Center (SBV-27522) and Tenable (49120). The entries 51704, 54899, 54898 and 54897 are pretty similar.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.9

VulDB Base Score: 9.3
VulDB Temp Score: 8.9
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 49120
Nessus Name: IBM DB2 9.5 < Fix Pack 6a 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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Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: www-01.ibm.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-3733 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 27522 - IBM DB2 UDB 9.5 Before FP6a Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 43834 - IBM DB2 prior to 9.5 Fix Pack 6a Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 41686

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Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/26/2021 02:45 AM
Changes: (2) source_secunia source_nessus_risk
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