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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0907

Original release date: 05/30/2014
Last revised: 09/04/2014


Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in unspecified (1) setuid and (2) setgid programs in IBM DB2 9.5, 9.7 before FP9a, 9.8, 10.1 before FP3a, and 10.5 before FP3a on Linux and UNIX allow local users to gain root privileges via a Trojan horse library.


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


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: MISC
Name: https://www.portcullis-security.com/security-research-and-downloads/security-advisories/cve-2014-0907/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21610582#4
Type: Advisory
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IT00684
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg400001841
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20140603 CVE-2014-0907 - SetUID/SetGID Programs Allow Privilege Escalation Via Insecure RPATH In IBM DB2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21680454
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IT00685
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IT00686
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IT00627
External Source: MISC
Name: http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/126940/IBM-DB2-Privilege-Escalation.html
External Source: BID
Name: 67617
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IT00687
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg400001843
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IT00686
External Source: XF
Name: ibm-cve20140907-priv-escalation(91869)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21672100
Type: Advisory

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