IBM DB2 vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)


IBM DB2 contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

IBM DB2 contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability due to an issue in Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

IBM Corporation
  • IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Version 9.7 FP0 to FP3a
  • IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Version 9.5 FP0 to FP7
  • IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Version 9.1 FP0 to FP10
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P
  • HP Systems Insight Manager prior to v7.0


An attacker that can create or execute stored procedures may cause a denial-of-service (DoS).

[Apply a workaround]
Until an update is released, the following workaround below may reduce the impact of this vulnerability:

Apply the appropriate JDK update according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

IBM Corporation Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P NEC Corporation
  • NEC Security Information : NV18-002 (in Japanese)
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Numeric Errors(CWE-189) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2010-4476

  1. JVN : JVN#16308183
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2010-4476
  3. Secunia Advisory : SA43295
  4. SecurityTracker : 1025062
Revision History

  • [2011/03/04]
      Web page published
      Affected Products : Product was added (HPSBMU02769 SSRT100846)
      Vendor Information : Content was added (HPSBMU02769 SSRT100846)
      Vendor Information : Content was added