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AA-2009.0075 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux] -- [DB2 UDB V8.x]: End of Support Announced
Date: 01 April 2009
Original URL: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=33&it=10740

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AA-2009.0075                  AUSCERT Advisory

                             [Win][UNIX/Linux]
                 [DB2 UDB V8.x]: End of Support Announced
                               1 April 2009
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        AusCERT Advisory Summary
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Product:              DB2 UDB V8.x
Operating System:     UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                      Windows
Impact:               Reduced Security
Member content until: Wednesday, April 29 2009

OVERVIEW:
       
        Vendor has announced the End of Support date for DB2 UDB V8.x 
        products


IMPACT:
      
        "The End of Support date for DB2 UDB V8.x products is April 30,
        2009." [1]


MITIGATION:
   
        Vendor has provided an upgrade link on their website

        http://www.ibm.com/software/data/db2/upgrade/


REFERENCES:

        [1] The End of Support date for DB2 UDB V8.x products is April 30,
            2009.
            http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21370360

        [2] Upgrade to DB2 9.5
            http://www.ibm.com/software/data/db2/upgrade/

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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