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Vulnerability of IBM Informix Dynamic Server: denial of service via Large Assertion Fail Files

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Large Assertion Fail Files of IBM Informix Dynamic Server, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: Informix Server.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 28/06/2017.
Références of this alert: 2004930, CVE-2017-1310, VIGILANCE-VUL-23093.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Large Assertion Fail Files of IBM Informix Dynamic Server, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This cybersecurity bulletin impacts software or systems such as Informix Server.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

IBM Informix Dynamic Server: patch 12.10.xC8W2.
A patch is available:
  https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral
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