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vulnerability bulletin 12088

IBM Informix Dynamic Server: memory corruption via DRDA

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use the DRDA protocol, in order to generate an overflow of one byte in IBM Informix Dynamic Server, leading to a denial of service or possibly to code execution.
Impacted products: Informix Server.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 24/10/2012.
Identifiers: IC85913, swg27036092, VIGILANCE-VUL-12088.

Description of the vulnerability

The DRDA (Distributed Relational Database Architecture) protocol is used to send SQL queries to remote servers.

An attacker can use the DRDA protocol, in order to generate an overflow of one byte in IBM Informix Dynamic Server, leading to a denial of service or possibly to code execution.

Technical details are unknown.
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