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Category:   Application (Database)  >   IBM DB2 Vendors:   IBM
IBM DB2 Flaw in pureScale Feature Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040747
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-1654   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 25 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.5, 11.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM DB2. A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the IBM Spectrum Scale component to obtain potentially sensitive information from dump files on the target system and cause the information to be transferred to IBM during service engagements.

Systems with the DB2 pureScale feature installed are affected.

Impact:   A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix.

The IBM advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX)

Message History:   None.

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