12755 : IBM DB2 Universal Database to_char / to_date Function Remote DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-10-06

Description

DB2 contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when calling the 'to_char' and 'to_date' functions with an empty string for its second parameter, which causes the database to crash resulting in a loss of availability for the service.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required, Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

Solution

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

Products

IBM Corporation
DB2
8.1 Fixpak 6

References

Tools & Filters

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Snort

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Credit

  • NGSSoftware Insight Security Research - nisrnextgenss.com - NGSSoftware Insight Security Research

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 2.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2007-10-09 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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