IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.7, 10.1, 10.5., and 11.1 db2pdcfg is vulnerable to a stack based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. IBM X-Force ID: 152462.
Published 2018-11-30 15:29:00
Updated 2020-08-24 17:37:01
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-1897

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.06%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 24 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-1897

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST
8.4
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.5
5.9
IBM Corporation

CWE ids for CVE-2018-1897

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-1897

Products affected by CVE-2018-1897

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