79845 : IBM DB2 XML Feature XMLPARSE Function Malformed String Handling Remote DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-03-06

Description

IBM DB2 contains a flaw related to the XML feature that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an error occurs in the XMLPARSE function when handling malformed strings, and will result in loss of availability for the program.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.5 Fix Pack 9 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

IBM Corporation
DB2
9.5
9.5 FP1
9.5 FP2
9.5 FP2a
9.5 FP3
9.5 FP3a
9.5 FP3b
9.5 FP4
9.5 FP4a
9.5 FP5
9.5 FP6
9.5 FP6a
9.5 FP7
9.5 FP8
9.7
9.7 FP1
9.7 FP2
9.7 FP3
9.7 FP3a
9.7 FP4
9.7 FP5
9.8
9.8 FP3
9.8 FP4
9.7 GA

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-03-21 | Disagree?

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