Vulnerability CVE-2018-1834


Published: 2018-11-08   Modified: 2018-11-09

Description:
IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1 contains a vulnerability that could allow a local user to escalate their privileges to root through a symbolic link attack. IBM X-Force ID: 150511.

Type:

CWE-59

(Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following'))

Vendor: IBM
Product: DB2 
Version:
9.7
11.1
10.5
10.1

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10733939
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105885
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042086
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/150511

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