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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The SORT/LIST SERVICES component in IBM DB2 9.1 before FP6 and 9.5 before FP2 writes sensitive information to the trace output, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information by reading "PASSWORD-RELATED CONNECTION STRING KEYWORD VALUES."

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published