CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 16, 2023
Updated: Dec 22, 2023


CVE-2023-38728 is a vulnerability that affects IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows versions 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5. It can be exploited through a specially crafted XML query statement, leading to a denial of service. The vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and is classified as HIGH severity. There is no requirement for privileges or user interaction to exploit this vulnerability, and the attack vector is through the network. The impact includes availability being impacted, while integrity and confidentiality are not affected. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations using the affected products should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by IBM.


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