Team SHATTER Security Advisory: Security Vulnerability in CLR stored procedure deployment from IBM Database Add-Ins for Visual Studio

2008-09-22T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:20558
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2008-09-22T00:00:00

Description

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Team SHATTER Security Advisory

Security Vulnerability in CLR stored procedure deployment from IBM Database Add-Ins for Visual Studio

September 15th 2008

Risk Level: High

Affected versions: IBM DB2 Database Server v9.1 and 9.5 on Windows platform.

Remote exploitable: Yes (Authentication to Database Server is needed)

Credits: This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Martin Rakhmanov of Application Security Inc.

Details: It is possible to use the CLR stored procedure deployment feature of IBM Database add-ins for Visual Studio to produce a privilege escalation or denial of service on a DB2 server.

Impact: Any low privileged user can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.

Vendor Status: Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.

Fix: To fix the problem apply the FP5(v9.1)and FP2(v9.5): http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=0&uid=swg24019146 http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=71&uid=swg21287889

CVE: CVE-2008-3852

APAR: JR28432 - V9.1 FP5 JR28431 - V9.5 FP2

Timeline: Vendor Notification - 9/11/2007 Vendor Response - 11/14/2007 Fix - 8/28/2008 Public Disclosure - 9/15/2008

Application Security, Inc's database security solutions have helped over 1000 organizations secure their databases from all internal and external threats while also ensuring that those organizations meet or exceed regulatory compliance and audit requirements.

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