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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                              ASB-2009.1098.3
             IBM DB2 V9.1 Fix Pack 8, V9.5 Fix Pack 4 Released
                             30 September 2009

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              IBM DB2 V9.1
                      IBM DB2 V9.5
Operating System:     AIX
                      HP-UX
                      Linux variants
                      Solaris
                      Windows
Impact/Access:        Unauthorised Access  -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                      Increased Privileges -- Existing Account      
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2009-3473 CVE-2009-3472 CVE-2009-3471
Member content until: Thursday, October 29 2009

Revision History:     September 30 2009: Added CVE References
                      September 30 2009: Added Fix Pack 4 for DB2 V9.5
                      September 29 2009: Initial Release

OVERVIEW

        IBM have released DB2 V9.1 Fix Pack 8 and V9.5 Fix Pack 4, 
        correcting multiple security vulnerbilities.


IMPACT

        The vendor has provided the following information regarding these 
        vulnerabilities:
        
           * "SECURITY APAR: MODIFIED SQL DATA table function is not 
             dropped when definer loses required privileges to maintain 
             the objects." [1,2]
           * "SECURITY: USER WITHOUT SUFFICIENT PRIVILEGE COULD INSERT, 
             UPDATE OR DELETE ROWS IN A TABLE." [1,2]
           * "SECURITY: USER CAN PERFORM "SET SESSION AUTHORIZATION" 
             WITHOUT SETSESSIONUSER PRIVILEGE." [1]
           * "UNAUTHORIZED CONNECTIONS POSSIBLE ON DATABASE SERVERS WITH 
             LDAP-BASED AUTHENTICATION." [2]


MITIGATION

        Users can apply the relevant Fix Pack to correct these 
        vulnerabilities.


REFERENCES

        [1] Security Vulnerabilities and HIPER APARs fixed in DB2 for Linux,
            UNIX, and Windows Version 9.1 Fix Pack 8
            http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21403619

        [2] Security and HIPER APARs fixed in DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
            Version 9.5 Fix Pack 4
            http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21386689

AusCERT has made every effort to ensure that the information contained
in this document is accurate.  However, the decision to use the information
described is the responsibility of each user or organisation. The decision to
follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is
the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in
accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT
takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or
acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin.

If you believe that your computer system has been compromised or attacked in 
any way, we encourage you to let us know by completing the secure National IT 
Incident Reporting Form at:

        http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=3192

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Australian Computer Emergency Response Team
The University of Queensland
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Qld 4072

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