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Category:   Application (Database)  >   IBM DB2 Vendors:   IBM
IBM DB2 Privilege Revocation Error May Let Remote Authenticated Users Access Restricted Objects
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024457
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024457
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-3474   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 27 2010
Original Entry Date:  Sep 17 2010
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 9.7 FP3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in DB2. A remote authenticated user can access objects without proper privileges in certain cases.

When privileges on a database object are revoked from PUBLIC, the dependent functions are not marked INVALID. A remote authenticated user with execute privileges can invoke a user-defined function to access objects that the user is no longer privileged to access.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can access objects on the target system for which the user's privileges have been revoked.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (APAR IC68015; 9.7 FP3).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC68015

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC68015 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 17 Sep 2010 16:53:59 +0000
Subject:  IBM DB2


http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC68015

IC68015: SECURITY: FUNCTIONS ARE NOT INVALIDATED NOR DROPPED EVEN WHEN THE OWNER LOSES 
SUFFICIENT PRIVILEGE TO ACCESS UNDERLYING OBJECTS.
 
 


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