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Modify permissions on DB2/LUW installation directories

During installation and instance creation of DB2/LUW ESE (and AESE), the following directories are create as world writable (OTHER permissions of 777) without the sticky bit set: sqllib/db2dump/DIAG0000sqllib/db2dump/eventssqllib/tmpsqllib/uifsqll...
about 8 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 4 years ago in Db2 / Security 2 Not under consideration

Revoke on function blocked by depended objects.

The revoke on a function is being blocked due to dependent on the target object. revoke EXECUTE ON FUNCTION "xyz"."aaaaaa"(DATE) from PUBLIC SQL0478N The statement failed because one or more dependencies exist on the target object. Target object t...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Future consideration

Trusted Context should be usable with static SQL

Trusted context or trusted connection is a security feature, which enables customers to differentiate between applications connecting to a database, based on whether they originate from a trusted or from a NON trusted client system.This works pret...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Planned for future release

mixed case sensitive support for db2 luw on linux platform

On linux and other Unices, connecting to db2 luw with users having capital letters into their user name is not possible since the db2 security components, I guess the standard OS security plugin, assume that usernames are all lower cases.This beha...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

CLONE_SERVER_HOST is the READ ONLY in db2 native encryption with KMIP

The CLONE_SERVER_HOST keysecure server defined in kmip cfg is the READ ONLY server which fails create encrypted database and SHOW MASTER KEY DETAILS commands. Also it is not 100% failover compatible.
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Database activation should carry separate security authority

ACTIVATE DATABASE should be a separate GRANTed authority.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Performance degradation after enabling RCAC

Performance degradation and difference in behavior of access plan on stored procedure query after enabling RCAC - column masking for a column which is part of select condition. The query access plan without RCAC is scanning only the table (Table A...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

DB2 Audit like DB2 for z/OS in Syslog (SMF-Sätze, Type 100 und 101)

um neuen Compliance-Anforderungen begegnen zu können, sollen alle Datenbanken im laufenden BetriebSecurity- und Statistik-Informationen über Zugriffe liefern. DB2 for z/OS macht dieses über die z/OS System Management Facility (SMF-Sätze, Type ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 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:
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration