CVE-2012-2655

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Description

PostgreSQL 8.3.x before 8.3.19, 8.4.x before 8.4.12, 9.0.x before 9.0.8, and 9.1.x before 9.1.4 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) by adding the (1) SECURITY DEFINER or (2) SET attributes to a procedural language's call handler.

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/082258.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/082292.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/082294.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-09/msg00102.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00013.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00024.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1037.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/50718

http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2491

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:092

http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1398/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-07-18

Updated: 2013-04-19

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 2

OR

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 3

OR

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 4

OR

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (21 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
83561SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : PostgreSQL (SUSE-SU-2012:1336-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
74773openSUSE Security Update : postgresql (openSUSE-SU-2012:1299-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
74769openSUSE Security Update : postgresql / postgresql-libs (openSUSE-SU-2012:1288-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
74766openSUSE Security Update : postgresql / postgresql-libs (openSUSE-SU-2012:1251-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
69701Amazon Linux AMI : postgresql8 (ALAS-2012-94)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
medium
68568Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : postgresql / postgresql84 (ELSA-2012-1037)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
6816PostgreSQL < 8.3.19 / 8.4.12 / 9.0.8 / 9.1.4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorDatabase
medium
64216SuSE 11.1 Security Update : PostgreSQL (SAT Patch Number 6697)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
63353PostgreSQL 8.3 < 8.3.19 / 8.4 < 8.4.12 / 9.0 < 9.0.8 / 9.1 < 9.1.4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusDatabases
high
62545SuSE 10 Security Update : PostgreSQL (ZYPP Patch Number 8311)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
62380GLSA-201209-24 : PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
61353Scientific Linux Security Update : postgresql and postgresql84 on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20120625)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
61352Scientific Linux Security Update : postgresql and postgresql84 on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (20120625)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
59769Debian DSA-2491-1 : postgresql-8.4 - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
59719CentOS 5 / 6 : postgresql / postgresql84 (CESA-2012:1037)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
59712RHEL 5 / 6 : postgresql and postgresql84 (RHSA-2012:1037)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
59539Fedora 17 : postgresql-9.1.4-1.fc17 (2012-8924)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
59538Fedora 15 : postgresql-9.0.8-1.fc15 (2012-8915)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
59534Fedora 16 : postgresql-9.1.4-1.fc16 (2012-8893)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
59518Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : postgresql (MDVSA-2012:092)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
59385Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4, postgresql-9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1461-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium