CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 10, 2023
Updated: Jul 31, 2023
CWE ID 269


CVE-2023-29256 is a vulnerability affecting IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows versions 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5. This vulnerability allows for information disclosure due to improper privilege management when certain federation features are used. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.5 according to the National Vulnerability Database (NVD). It has a low exploitability score and requires low privileges to be exploited. The attack vector is through the network and does not require user interaction. The impact of this vulnerability is high on confidentiality, with no impact on integrity or availability. Organizations using these versions of IBM Db2 should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by IBM to remediate this vulnerability and protect their sensitive information from being disclosed.

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