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Team SHATTER Security Advisory: Multiple DoS in JAR files manipulation procedures
From: Team SHATTER <shatter () appsecinc com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 11:19:38 +0100
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Team SHATTER Security Advisory
Multiple DoS in JAR files manipulation procedures
April 17th 2008
All versions of IBM DB2 Database Server on Windows platform.
Yes (Authentication to Database Server is needed)
These vulnerabilities were discovered and researched by Ariel Sanchez of
Application Security Inc.
DB2 has multiple vulnerabilities which can lead to Denial of Service
(DoS) attacks against the instance. When RECOVERJAR and REMOVE_JAR
procedures are called with a specially crafted parameter the DB2
instance crashes. Any DB2 database user can exploit these
vulnerabilities since PUBLIC permissions are granted to both procedures
by default. The RECOVERJAR and REMOVE_JAR procedures are installed by
Any remote authenticated attacker can crash the DB2 instance.
Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.
To fix the problem apply the FP16(v8), FP4a(v9.1) and FP1(v9.5):
IZ08945 - V8 FP16
IZ08512 - V9.1 FP4a
IZ15496 - V9.5 FP1
Vendor Notification - 9/11/2007
Vendor Response - 11/14/2007
Fix - 4/15/2008
Public Disclosure - 4/17/2008
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