Security Bulletin: Security vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Guardium S-TAP for DB2 on z/OS (CVE-2013-0490)
An unspecified vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Guardium S-TAP for DB2 on z/OS v8.1 could allow local attackers to execute arbitrary commands via unknown vectors.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0490
CVSS Base Score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81948 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
IBM InfoSphere Guardium S-TAP for DB2 on z/OS v8.1
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8 February 2013: Original publication.
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