Denial of Service in IBM's DB2 Universal Database

Reported September 18, 2003 by Aaron Newman.

 

 

VERSIONS AFFECTED

 

IBM DB2 Universal Database

 

DESCRIPTION

 

A Denial of Service (DoS) condition exists in IBM's DB2 Universal Database. IBM DB2's UDP-based discovery service, listening on port 523, shut downs when it receives more than 20 bytes of data. After the discovery service crashes, the service requires a restart.

 

VENDOR RESPONSE

 

IBM has released FixPak 10a to address this vulnerability.

 

CREDIT

 

Discovered by Application Security Inc.

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