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Vulnerability of IBM Spectrum Scale: privilege escalation via Setuid Files Parameters

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Setuid Files Parameters of IBM Spectrum Scale, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: Db2 UDB.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/01/2020.
Références of this threat: 1073732, 1170418, CVE-2019-4558, VIGILANCE-VUL-31299.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Setuid Files Parameters of IBM Spectrum Scale, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Db2 UDB.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

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