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DB2 RCAC Masking usage enhancement

This is urgent request to enhance RCAC masking rule. We are using it on several systems but due to below limitation or bug we have to use static hardcoded values in the masking rule, which is lot of manual process and impose security risk. This fe...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

SSL support for two phase commit

We have seen errors hitting db2diag after enabling SSL and disabling the TCPIP port. These are related to DB2 not being able to handle Two Phase commit using just SSL port. Due to the new security mandate, the client requires all database connecti...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Add a way to pre-encrypt db2 user password before adding it in response file to do db2 silent install.

We are OEM customer to provider our user Db2+Cognos installation, we're using db2 silent install with a response file, for now, there is no way (no tools, no command) to encrypt a plain db2 user password so that we can add this encrypted password ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade / Security 0 Not under consideration

DB2 processes such as db2ckpwd and db2wdog run as root

The DB2 processes such as db2ckpwd and db2wdog run as root, which results in elevated system level access by those processes. Since root access is elevated system level access, a malicious user may gain access to other OS level APIs/processes and ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Security 1 Not under consideration

enable catalog database with SECURITY SSL in LDAP (MS active directory)

After enabling ssl for connections to db2 we want to register (catalog) database in Microsoft active directory (LDAP) to provide it to all user. But "db2 register db2 server in ldap as DATABASE protocol tcpip hostname hosta svcename 50005 SECURITY...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development / Security 1 Not under consideration

Do not block DDL on RCAC-protected table if rule not affected by change

after alter add column RCAC rule must be dropped and recreated, even if new column is not part of rule IBM perspective: In our ALTER TABLE ADD COLUMN documentation it says: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSEPGG_11.5.0/com.i...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Store auditing information directly in a table ( this option does not require files )

Allow DB2 to configure auditing to store auditing information in a table. Information could be retrieved using SELECT commands and there is no need to use system procedures or utilities like db2audit to extract information from files. The purpose ...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Allow to switch off username conversion to lowercase

We are currently using Db2, SLES11, RACF/LDAP (zOS). Application users (personalized users, not system users) connecting to Db2 are defined in RACF/LDAP. Db2 user authentication and authorization is using Transparent LDAP, accessing RACF/LDAP....
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Encrypted column support being deprecated, what else is available?

With DB2 LUW 11.1 the encrypt and decrypt, decrypt_char, decrypt_bin, etc functions are being deprecated. We already have all of the data encrypted on the disk with the disk subsystem so using an encrypted database does me no good. I need to be ab...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Allow IBM Data Server Runtime Client ODBC to connect with TLS signer certifcate to DB2 Server

DB2 ODBC client connect will not send a TLS signer certificate to DB2 server unless the client keystore DB has a default certificate. I had to set the cert as the default certificated in the my local keystore db >gsk8capicmd -cert -setdefaul...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Security 2 Not under consideration