CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 4, 2023
Updated: Jan 19, 2024


CVE-2023-40687 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 RUNSTATS command on an 8TB table, leading to a denial of service. The vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and a base severity of MEDIUM. The privileges required to exploit it are low, and there is no user interaction needed. The attack vector is through the network, with no impact on integrity or confidentiality. The availability impact, however, is high. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary updates or patches provided by IBM.

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