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DB2 < 8.1 Fixpack 12 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks DB2 signature

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by a denial of service issue.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of DB2 on the remote host
may crash when it attempts to process a specially-crafted CONNECT or
ATTACH request sent during the initial handshake process. An
unauthenticated remote attacker can leverage this issue to overflow a
buffer and crash the database instance, thereby denying service to
legitimate users.

See also :

Solution :

Apply DB2 UDB Version 8.1 FixPak 12 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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