Team SHATTER Advisory: IBM DB2 Buffer overflow in sysproc.auth_list_groups_for_authid
- From: Team SHATTER <shatter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 16:57:41 -0400
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AppSecInc Team SHATTER Security Advisory
IBM DB2 Buffer overflow in sysproc.auth_list_groups_for_authid
August 31st 2007
DB2 9.1 Fixpack 2 Enterprise server edition
This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Ariel Sanchez of
Application Security Inc.
Buffer overflow on sysproc.auth_list_groups_for_authid function. By
passing an overly long value of more then 40-bytes to the
auth_list_groups_for_authid function, a stack-based buffer can be
Windows 2003 sp1
DB2 Installed with all defaults but with Notifications disabled
An attacker can use this to cause a denial of service or take complete
control of an affected system.
Vendor was contacted and a patch was released.
To fix the problem apply the fixpak 3 for DB2 version 9.1
Application Security, Inc advisory:
IBM APAR: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IZ01828
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