Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor
Shared memory sections and events in IBM DB2 8.1 have default permissions of read and write for the Everyone group, which allows local users to gain unauthorized access, gain sensitive information, such as cleartext passwords, and cause a denial of service.
CWE-200 - Information Exposure
An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.