IBM Informix Dynamic Server LOTOFILE memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in IBM Informix Dynamic Server (Information Management Software) (version unknown). Affected is the function LOTOFILE. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 01/06/2005. The weakness was published 07/31/2006 by David Litchfield (Website). The advisory is shared for download at www-1.ibm.com. The attack needs to be approached locally. The successful exploitation requires a authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 571 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (28119) and Secunia (SA21301). Similar entries are available at 31824, 31685, 31684 and 31683.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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01/06/2005 🔍
07/31/2006 +571 days 🔍
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05/08/2016 +3567 days 🔍
11/29/2018 +935 days 🔍

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

Advisory: www-1.ibm.com
Researcher: David Litchfield
Status: Not defined
Secunia: 21301
X-Force: 28119
OSVDB: 27682 - IBM Informix Dynamic Server LOTOFILE() Function Overflow

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Created: 05/08/2016 07:55 PM
Updated: 11/29/2018 10:15 AM
Changes: (3) software_type source_secunia vulnerability_cwe
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