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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM InfoSphere BigInsights) IBM DB2 XML/XSLT Function Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Read Files on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033984
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033984
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-8910   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 28 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.0, 3.0.0.1, 3.0.0.2, 4.0.0, 4.1.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM DB2. A remote authenticated user can obtain files on the target system. IBM InfoSphere BigInsights is affected.

A remote authenticated user can send a specially crafted SELECT statement with an XML/XSLT function to read arbitrary text files with the privileges of the DB2 process.

Igor Kopylenko of McAfee reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can read arbitrary text files with the privileges of the DB2 process.
Solution:   IBM has issued an interim fix for IBM InfoSphere BigInsights.

The IBM advisory is available at:

https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21966964

Vendor URL:  www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21966964 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), Linux (SuSE)

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Jul 14 2015 IBM DB2 XML/XSLT Function Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Read Files on the Target System



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