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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2004-2489
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:44:17
Published 31 Dec 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Format string vulnerability in IBM Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) before 9.40.xC3 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a modified INFORMIXDIR environment variable that points to a file with format string specifiers in the filename.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Ibm Informix Dynamic Server 9.40.uc1

  • Ibm Informix Dynamic Server 9.40.uc2


XF - informix-informixdir-format-string(14967)

BID - 9511

OSVDB - 3757

SECUNIA - 10737


BUGTRAQ - 20030314 SRT2004-01-18-0747 - IBM Informix IDS 9.4 contains multiple vulnerabilities

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:30