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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4061

Original release date: 10/17/2011
Last revised: 02/13/2012


Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in (1) db2rspgn and (2) kbbacf1 in IBM DB2 Express Edition 9.7, as used in the IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Databases: DB2 Agent, allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse libkbb.so in the current working directory, related to the DT_RPATH ELF header.


Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.nth-dimension.org.uk/downloads.php?id=77
External Source: BID
Name: 48514
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.nth-dimension.org.uk/downloads.php?id=83
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110629 Breaking the links: Exploiting the linker
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14063
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8476

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14063
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:ibm:db2:9.7::express
* cpe:/a:ibm:tivoli_monitoring_for_databases

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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