10515 : IBM DB2 JDBC Applet Server Remote Overflow
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A remote overflow exists in DB2. The JDBC Applet Server fails to perform proper bounds checking resulting in a buffer overflow. By sending an overly long username containing 2,200 bytes or more, a remote attacker can bypass authentication settings resulting in a loss of integrity.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, IBM has released a patch to address this vulnerability.


IBM Corporation
8.1 Fixpak 6


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2007-10-09 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1


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