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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3958

Original release date: 09/10/2008
Last revised: 08/12/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

IBM DB2 UDB 8 before Fixpak 17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (instance crash) via a crafted CONNECT/ATTACH data stream that simulates a V7 client connect/attach request. NOTE: this may overlap CVE-2008-3858. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-3959.

Description

http://secunia.com/advisories/31787 Some vulnerabilities have been reported in DB2, where some have an unknown impact and others can be exploited by malicious users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges, and by malicious people to cause a DoS or potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low

**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information

Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 48144
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31787
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/ps/products/db2/fixes/english-us/aparlist/db2_v82/APARLIST.TXT
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ08134
External Source: BID
Name: 31058
External Source: XF
Name: ibm-db2-connect-attach-dos1(45133)

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