CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Apr 3, 2024


CVE-2023-52296 is a vulnerability affecting IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (including Db2 Connect Server) 11.5. The vulnerability allows for a denial of service attack when querying a specific UDF built-in function concurrently. The base severity of this vulnerability is classified as MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.3 out of 10. It requires low privileges and has no user interaction required. The attack vector is through the network, and the impact primarily affects availability. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations using IBM DB2 should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by IBM to address the issue promptly. Failure to do so could result in potential disruption to the affected system's availability.

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