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Create new SQL-VIEW to show ALL GRANTS

Today we have a useful sql-view named SYSIBMADM.PRIVILEGES that aggregates in a consistent and easy way to query all different types of privileges that are currently granted to an authid. This is very useful. But we lack some other stuff like info...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Under review

Allow creating allow/deny list of system calls possible by fenced external routines

This will secure the database further from malicious users trying to break out into the host running managed Db2 services on Cloud. This can be done using:1. seccomp() before spawning the db2fmp process and 2. Making more secure SELinux policies f...
3 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

DMC DB2 Authorization for depricated SNAP Views

To use all monitor functions from the DMC the user that connected to the database that will be monitored, must have a lot of grants to funktions , views and tables. That is totaly managed in the DB2 System. But additionaly some functions such as S...
5 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Please provide the last grant time for auth (system/db/schema level) and privilege.

Please provide account creation, deletion, and the timestamp when a particular account was granted auth (system/db/schema level) and privileges on an object. db2luw is branded as an insecure DBMS every time in a security certification audit becaus...
5 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Create a tool in db2 luw that is provided to be fully STIG compliant, like the 'security_compliance_manager' in IIAS.

To improve the security of db2 luw, please create a tool that is provided to be fully compliant with the STIG, like the 'security_compliance_manager' in IIAS. I know you have plans for a CIS benchmark, but please create a tool that is STIG complia...
5 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW : Trusted contexts over IPC

There are many applications where application and DB is co-located in the same server. User impersonation via trusted contexts helps control the access of the database for individual users even though a common technical ID is seeded in application...
10 months ago in Db2 / Security 1 Future consideration

Remove Group Based Access Limitation

Description of Limitation: IBM has defined a few limitations with role based access which include the following: A role cannot own database objects. Permissions and roles granted to groups are not considered when you create the following database ...
11 months ago in Db2 / Security 2 Future consideration

IBM does not support SSL communications for 2-phase commit (DB2 & MQ)

TS010796788 : DB2 - SSL - Two-Phase commit failures We are mandate to close unsecured connections to DB2 by closing the TCP/IP connections to DB2. However, we are using 2 -phase commit in between MQ and DB2, which looks for TCP channel opened. As ...
12 months ago in Db2 / Security 3 Planned for future release

Add support for database SINGLE_USER mode access

Time to time there is requirement to be the only user on the database like drop and create database, but there are also users with system authorizations connected to database. Or there is product (even from IBM) like Maximo:
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Monitor element, or audit/diagnostic utility, that identifies TLS version of an active DB2 LUW connection (application or session)

We are on the path now to enforcing TLS 1.2 for all SSL at my company. To make it easier for developers, at this point we have enabled TLS 1.2 but are continuing to allow TLS 1.0 and 1.1 database connections. We are hesitant to simply disable TLS ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Security 0 Future consideration