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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0131
        A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM DB2 LUW
            shipped with IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality
                              18 January 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-1947  

Reference:         ESB-2016.0018

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21974446

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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM DB2
LUW shipped with IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality (CVE-2015-1947).

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

Predictive Maintenance and Quality

Software version:

2.0, 2.5, 2.5.1

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1974446

Modified date:

2016-01-16

Summary

IBM DB2 is shipped as a component of IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality.
Information about a security vulnerability affecting IBM DB2 has been
published in this security bulletin.

Vulnerability Details

Please consult the security bulletin

Local escalation of privilege vulnerability in IBM DB2 LUW (CVE-2015-1947)

for vulnerability details and information about fixes.

Affected Products and Versions

Principal Product and Version(s)                      Affected Supporting Product and Version
IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality 1.0            IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition V9.7
IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality 2.0            IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition V10.1
IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality 2.5 and 2.5.1  IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition V10.5

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide

On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

January 16th, 2016: Original Version Published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact
of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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