CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 22, 2024
Updated: Mar 7, 2024


CVE-2023-27859 is a vulnerability that affects IBM Db2 versions 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1. It allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code by installing malicious jar files across multiple databases, overwriting existing ones. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5. The privileges required for exploitation are low, and there is no user interaction required. The attack vector is through the network, and the impact includes high integrity impact but no confidentiality impact. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations using affected versions of IBM Db2 should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by IBM to fix this issue and prevent potential code execution by remote attackers.

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