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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Tivoli Monitoring Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM Tivoli Monitoring) IBM DB2 Unsafe Library Loading Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030708
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030708
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0907   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 12 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.3.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM DB2. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system. IBM Tivoli Monitoring is affected.

The software loads libraries from insecure directories. A local user can place an alternate library in certain locations to cause arbitrary code to be executed with root privileges.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM Tivoli Monitoring.

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21670854

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21672100 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Aug 5 2014 IBM DB2 Unsafe Library Loading Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges



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