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Category:   Application (Database)  >   IBM DB2 Vendors:   IBM
IBM DB2 JDBC Applet Server Bug Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020826
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3960   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Oct 8 2008
Original Entry Date:  Sep 9 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.2 prior to Fixpack 17
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM DB2. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to the IBM DB2 JDBC Applet Server Service (DB2JDS) to cause the target service to crash.

IBM has assigned APARs JR29274 to this vulnerabilities.

Ariel Sanchez of ApplicationSecurity Inc. reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.2 Fixpak 17).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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