2009-4331 | IBM DB2 Authorization access control (BID-37332 / XFDB-55014)
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A vulnerability was found in IBM DB2 9.5/9.7 (Database Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component Authorization. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was published 12/16/2009 (Website). The advisory is available at www-01.ibm.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2009-4331 since 12/16/2009. The exploitation is known to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 43172 (IBM DB2 9.5 Databases. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 19547 (IBM DB2 “db2ra” Segmentation Fault Vulnerability (IZ52083)).
Upgrading to version 9.5 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.0
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Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: DB2 9.5
CVE: CVE-2009-4331 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 27412 – IBM DB2 9.5-9.5 FP4 and 9.7 Local Unspecified Vulnerability via Unspecified Vectors, High
SecurityFocus: 37332 – IBM DB2 prior to 9.5 Fix Pack 5 Multiple Unspecified Security Vulnerabilities
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