ESB-2018.3874 - [Linux] IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-12-14

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        IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality receives Db2 update
                             14 December 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
                   Read-only Data Access           -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1897 CVE-2018-1723 

Reference:         ESB-2018.3695

Original Bulletin:

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Security Bulletin: Security vulnerabilities have been identified in IBM Db2
shipped with Predictive Maintenance and Quality (CVE-2018-1897, CVE-2018-1723)

Document information
Software version: All Versions
Operating system(s): Linux
Reference #: 0743993
Modified date: 13 December 2018


IBM DB2 is shipped with Predictive Maintenance and Quality. Information about a
security vulnerability affecting IBM DB2 has been published in a security

Vulnerability Details

Refer to the security bulletins listed in the Remediation/Fixes section

Affected Products and Versions

Predictive Maintenance and Quality 2.5.3 ? 2.6.2


Refer to the following security bulletins for vulnerability details and
information about fixes addressed by IBM DB2 which is shipped with Predictive
Maintenance and Quality.

Principal Product    Supporting      Affected Supporting Product Security
and Version(s)       Product and     Bulletin

                                     Security Bulletin: IBM Db2 LUW on AIX and
IBM Predictive       IBM DB2         Linux Affected by a Vulnerability in IBM
Maintenance and      Enterprise      Spectrum Scale (CVE-2018-1723).
Quality 2.5.3 -      Server Edition
2.6.2                V10.5           Security Bulletin: IBM Db2 is vulnerable
                                     to a buffer overflow leading to privilege
                                     escalation (CVE-2018-1897).

Workarounds and Mitigations


Change History

13 December 2018: Original Version Published

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