#VU12310 Integer overflow


Published: 2018-05-01

Vulnerability identifier: #VU12310

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3: 5.4 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-1427

CWE-ID: CWE-190

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
IBM DB2
Server applications / Database software

Vendor: IBM Corporation

Description
The vulnerability allows a local unauthenticated attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The weakness exists due to IBM GSKit contains several environment variables. A local attacker can cause the service to crash.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM DB2: 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1

CPE

External links
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/139072


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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