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Resource Management Errors


Severity Low
Score 2.1/10


The "Query Compiler, Rewrite, Optimizer" component in IBM DB2 UDB 9.5 before FP6a allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted query involving certain UNION ALL views, leading to an indefinitely large amount of compilation time.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published