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CVE-2018-1978 Detail

Current Description

IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, which could allow an authenticated local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system as root. IBM X-ForceID: 154069.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/107398 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/154069 VDB Entry Vendor Advisory
https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10740413 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:9.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:db2:11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1978
NVD Published Date:
03/11/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019