IBM patching DB2 vulnerability

September 17, 2003

[From http://www.infoworld.com/]

IBM released a software patch for a serious security vulnerability in some versions of its DB2 Database, according to the security company that discovered the problems.

If left unaddressed, the new vulnerabilities could enable attackers to run malicious code on vulnerable DB2 systems using the permissions of an administrative (root) account, according to Core Security Technologies Inc. of Boston.

The article continues at http://www.infoworld.com/article/03/09/17/HNdb2patch_1.html