CVSS 3.1 Score 5.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 4, 2023
Updated: Jan 19, 2024
CWE ID 400


CVE-2023-40692 is a vulnerability affecting IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows versions 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5, including Db2 Connect Server. The vulnerability exposes the system to denial of service attacks under extreme stress conditions. The risk score for this vulnerability is 26, indicating a medium level of severity. It does not require any special privileges or user interaction to exploit and can be executed remotely over a network. While the exact impact on confidentiality and integrity is not specified, the availability impact is high. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations using the affected products should apply any available patches or updates provided by IBM to mitigate the risk of denial of service attacks.


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