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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1372

Original release date: 09/01/2004
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in IBM DB2 7.x and 8.1 allow local users to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long third argument to the rec2xml function or (2) a long filename argument to the generate_distfile procedure.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 11089
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: db2-generatedistfile-bo(18663)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20041223 IBM DB2 rec2xml buffer overflow vulnerability (#NISR2122004J)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20041223 IBM DB2 generate_distfile buffer overflow vulnerability (#NISR2122004L)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: db2-rec2xml-bo(18682)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/db223122004K.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/db223122004L.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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