CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 16, 2023
Updated: Dec 22, 2023


CVE-2023-40374 is a vulnerability that affects IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (including Db2 Connect Server) 11.5. It can be exploited through a specially crafted query statement, leading to denial of service. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.3. The attack vector is through the network and requires low privileges. There is no user interaction required for exploitation. The potential danger it poses to an organization is high, as it can result in the unavailability of the affected Db2 database server. To remediate this vulnerability, users should apply the necessary updates or patches provided by IBM to address the issue.


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