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Vulnerability of IBM Spectrum Scale: denial of service via GPFS

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via GPFS of IBM Spectrum Scale, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: Db2 UDB.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/01/2020.
Références of this weakness: 1170400, CVE-2018-1783, VIGILANCE-VUL-31298.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via GPFS of IBM Spectrum Scale, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer weakness impacts software or systems such as Db2 UDB.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability note 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 cybersecurity threat.

Solutions for this threat 

IBM DB2 LUW: patch for IBM Spectrum Scale.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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