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CVE-2018-1781 Detail

Current Description

IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1 could allow a local user to obtain root access by exploiting a symbolic link attack to read/write/corrupt a file that they originally did not have permission to access. IBM X-Force ID: 148804.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  IBM Corporation
Base Score: 8.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10733939 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105885 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042086 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148804 VDB Entry Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:9.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1781
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019