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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2020.2263
    IBM Db2 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack (CVE-2020-4420)
                                1 July 2020

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Db2
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-4420  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6242362

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than IBM. It is recommended that administrators 
         running Db2 check for an updated version of the software for their 
         operating system.

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Summary

IBM(R) Db2(R) could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service
due to a hang in the execution of a terminate command.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4420
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect
Server) could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service
due a hang in the execution of a terminate command.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
180076 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

All fix pack levels of IBM Db2 V9.7, V10.1, V10.5, V11.1, and V11.5 editions on
all platforms are affected.


Remediation/Fixes

Customers running any vulnerable fixpack level of an affected Program can
download the special build containing the interim fix for this issue from Fix
Central. These special builds are available based on the most recent fixpack
level for each impacted release: V9.7 FP11, V10.1 FP6, V10.5 FP11, 11.1 FP5,
and V11.5 GA. They can be applied to any affected fixpack level of the
appropriate release to remediate this vulnerability.

 

+-------+----------------+-------+--------------------------------------------+
|Release|Fixed in fix    |APAR   |Download URL                                |
|       |pack            |       |                                            |
+-------+----------------+-------+--------------------------------------------+
|V9.7   |TBD             |IT32822|Special Build for V9.7 FP11:                |
|       |                |       |                                            |
|       |                |       |AIX 64-bit                                  |
|       |                |       |HP-UX 64-bit                                |
|       |                |       |Linux 32-bit, x86-32                        |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, x86-64                        |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, POWER(TM) big endian             |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, System z(R), System z9(R) or      |
|       |                |       |zSeries(R)                                    |
|       |                |       |Solaris 64-bit, SPARC                       |
|       |                |       |Solaris 64-bit, x86-64                      |
|       |                |       |Windows 32-bit, x86                         |
|       |                |       |Windows 64-bit, x86                         |
+-------+----------------+-------+--------------------------------------------+
|V10.1  |TBD             |IT32821|Special Build for V10.1 FP6:                |
|       |                |       |                                            |
|       |                |       |AIX 64-bit                                  |
|       |                |       |HP-UX 64-bit                                |
|       |                |       |Linux 32-bit, x86-32                        |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, x86-64                        |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, POWER(TM) big endian             |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, System z(R), System z9(R) or      |
|       |                |       |zSeries(R)                                    |
|       |                |       |Solaris 64-bit, SPARC                       |
|       |                |       |Solaris 64-bit, x86-64                      |
|       |                |       |Windows 32-bit, x86                         |
|       |                |       |Windows 64-bit, x86                         |
+-------+----------------+-------+--------------------------------------------+
|V10.5  |TBD             |IT32362|Special Build for V10.5 FP11:               |
|       |                |       |                                            |
|       |                |       |AIX 64-bit                                  |
|       |                |       |HP-UX 64-bit                                |
|       |                |       |Linux 32-bit, x86-32                        |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, x86-64                        |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, POWER(TM) big endian             |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, POWER(TM) little endian          |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, System z(R), System z9(R) or      |
|       |                |       |zSeries(R)                                    |
|       |                |       |Solaris 64-bit, SPARC                       |
|       |                |       |Solaris 64-bit, x86-64                      |
|       |                |       |Windows 32-bit, x86                         |
|       |                |       |Windows 64-bit, x86                         |
|       |                |       |Inspur                                      |
+-------+----------------+-------+--------------------------------------------+
|V11.1  |TBD             |IT32287|Special Build for V11.1 FP5:                |
|       |                |       |                                            |
|       |                |       |AIX 64-bit                                  |
|       |                |       |Linux 32-bit, x86-32                        |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, x86-64                        |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, POWER(TM) little endian          |
|       |                |       |Linux 64-bit, System z(R), System z9(R) or      |
|       |                |       |zSeries(R)                                    |
|       |                |       |Solaris 64-bit, SPARC                       |
|       |                |       |Windows 32-bit, x86                         |
|       |                |       |Windows 64-bit, x86                         |
+-------+----------------+-------+--------------------------------------------+
|V11.5  |TBD             |IT32363|Build for V11.5.4 GA:                       |
|       |                |       |                                            |
|       |                |       |https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/     |
|       |                |       |6241724                                     |
+-------+----------------+-------+--------------------------------------------+

 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

30 June 2020: Initial Publication

*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.

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