CVE-2010-0442

MEDIUM

Description

The bitsubstr function in backend/utils/adt/varbit.c in PostgreSQL 8.0.23, 8.1.11, and 8.3.8 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or have unspecified other impact via vectors involving a negative integer in the third argument, as demonstrated by a SELECT statement that contains a call to the substring function for a bit string, related to an "overflow."

References

http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-committers/2010-01/msg00125.php

http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2010-01/msg00634.php

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=567058

http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb?p=postgresql.git;a=commit;h=75dea10196c31d98d98c0bafeeb576ae99c09b12

http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb?p=postgresql.git;a=commit;h=b15087cb39ca9e4bde3c8920fcee3741045d2b83

http://intevydis.blogspot.com/2010/01/postgresql-8023-bitsubstr-overflow.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/39566

http://secunia.com/advisories/39820

http://secunia.com/advisories/39939

http://securitytracker.com/id?1023510

http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-933-1

http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2051

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:103

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/27/5

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0427.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0428.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0429.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37973

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1022

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1197

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1207

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1221

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=559194

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=559259

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55902

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9720

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-02-02

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM