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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution             
                                                                           
                               ESB-2024.1995                               
   IBM Db2 is vulnerable to sensitive information disclosure when using    
             ADMIN_CMD with IMPORT or EXPORT (CVE-2023-38729)              
                               3 April 2024                                
                                                                           
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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           DB2                                                     
Publisher:         IBM                                                     
Operating System:  Windows                                                 
                   AIX                                                     
                   Solaris                                                 
                   HP-UX                                                   
                   Linux                                                   
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade                                           
CVE Names:         CVE-2023-38729                                          

Original Bulletin:
   https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7145721

Comment: CVSS (Max):  6.8 CVE-2023-38729 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)
         CVSS Source: IBM                                                  
         Calculator:  https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0#CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N


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Security Bulletin: IBM Db2 is vulnerable to sensitive information disclosure
when using ADMIN_CMD with IMPORT or EXPORT (CVE-2023-38729)

Document Information

Document number    : 7145721
Modified date      : 02 April 2024
Product            : Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows
Component          : -
Software version   : 11.5, 11.1, 10.5
Operating system(s): Linux
                     AIX
                     Windows
                     HP-UX
                     Solaris
                     Linux on IBM Z Systems

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Db2 is vulnerable to sensitive information disclosure when using ADMIN_CMD
with IMPORT or EXPORT.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2023-38729
DESCRIPTION: IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes Db2 Connect Server)
is vulnerable to sensitive information disclosure when using ADMIN_CMD with
IMPORT or EXPORT.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
262259 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

+-------------------+----------+-------------------+
|Affected Product(s)|Version(s)|Applicable Editions|
+-------------------+----------+-------------------+
|IBM Db2            |10.5.0.x  |Server             |
+-------------------+----------+-------------------+
|IBM Db2            |11.1.4.x  |Server             |
+-------------------+----------+-------------------+
|IBM Db2            |11.5.x    |Server             |
+-------------------+----------+-------------------+

All platforms are affected.

Remediation/Fixes

Customers running any vulnerable fixpack level of an affected Program, V10.5,
v11.1 and V11.5, 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: V10.5 FP11, V11.1.4 FP7,
and V11.5.9. 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            |        |                                           |
+-------+----------------+--------+-------------------------------------------+
|V10.5  |TBD             |DT224833|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 big endian             |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, POWER little endian          |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, System z, System z9 or       |
|       |                |        |zSeries                                    |
|       |                |        |Solaris 64-bit, SPARC                      |
|       |                |        |Solaris 64-bit, x86-64                     |
|       |                |        |Windows 32-bit, x86                        |
|       |                |        |Windows 64-bit, x86                        |
|       |                |        |                                           |
+-------+----------------+--------+-------------------------------------------+
|V11.1  |TBD             |DT224833|Special Build for V11.1.4 FP7:             |
|       |                |        |                                           |
|       |                |        |AIX 64-bit                                 |
|       |                |        |Linux 32-bit, x86-32                       |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, x86-64                       |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, POWER little endian          |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, System z, System z9 or       |
|       |                |        |zSeries                                    |
|       |                |        |Solaris 64-bit, SPARC                      |
|       |                |        |Windows 32-bit, x86                        |
|       |                |        |Windows 64-bit, x86                        |
+-------+----------------+--------+-------------------------------------------+
|V11.5  |TBD             |DT224833|Special Build for V11.5.0:                 |
|       |                |        |                                           |
|       |                |        |AIX 64-bit (for OS7.1)                     |
|       |                |        |                                           |
|       |                |        |Special Build for V11.5.8:                 |
|       |                |        |                                           |
|       |                |        |AIX 64-bit                                 |
|       |                |        |Linux 32-bit, x86-32                       |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, x86-64                       |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, POWER little endian          |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, System z, System z9 or       |
|       |                |        |zSeries                                    |
|       |                |        |Windows 32-bit, x86                        |
|       |                |        |Windows 64-bit, x86                        |
|       |                |        |                                           |
|       |                |        |Special Build for V11.5.9:                 |
|       |                |        |                                           |
|       |                |        |AIX 64-bit                                 |
|       |                |        |Linux 32-bit, x86-32                       |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, x86-64                       |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, POWER little endian          |
|       |                |        |Linux 64-bit, System z, System z9 or       |
|       |                |        |zSeries                                    |
|       |                |        |Windows 32-bit, x86                        |
|       |                |        |Windows 64-bit, x86                        |
+-------+----------------+--------+-------------------------------------------+

IBM does not disclose key Db2 functionality nor replication steps for a
vulnerability to avoid providing too much information to any potential
malicious attacker. IBM does not want to enable a malicious attacker with
sufficient knowledge to craft an exploit of the vulnerability.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Published Security Vulnerabilities for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
including Special Build information

Acknowledgement

Change History

02 Apr 2024: 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF
ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY. In addition to other efforts to
address potential vulnerabilities, IBM periodically updates the record of
components contained in our product offerings. As part of that effort, if IBM
identifies previously unidentified packages in a product/service inventory, we
address relevant vulnerabilities regardless of CVE date. Inclusion of an older
CVEID does not demonstrate that the referenced product has been used by IBM
since that date, nor that IBM was aware of a vulnerability as of that date. We
are making clients aware of relevant vulnerabilities as we become aware of
them. "Affected Products and Versions" referenced in IBM Security Bulletins are
intended to be only products and versions that are supported by IBM and have
not passed their end-of-support or warranty date. Thus, failure to reference
unsupported or extended-support products and versions in this Security Bulletin
does not constitute a determination by IBM that they are unaffected by the
vulnerability. Reference to one or more unsupported versions in this Security
Bulletin shall not create an obligation for IBM to provide fixes for any
unsupported or extended-support products or versions.

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