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DB2 Universal Database Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-12-17    Last Update:  2006-12-21    Views:  13,198

Secunia Advisory SA23397

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Vivek Rathod has reported a vulnerability in DB2, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to a NULL pointer dereference error within "sqle_db2ra_as_recvrequest" and can be exploited to crash the DB2 instance via a specially crafted SQLJRA packet.


Solution:
Update to version 8.1 FixPak 14 (8.2 FixPak 7).

Provided and/or discovered by:
Vivek Rathod, Application Security Inc.

Original Advisory:
Application Security Inc.
http://www.appsecinc.com/resources/alerts/db2/2006-11-30.shtml

IBM:
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IY91847
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IY86917

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