CVE-2015-3166

critical

Description

The snprintf implementation in PostgreSQL before 9.0.20, 9.1.x before 9.1.16, 9.2.x before 9.2.11, 9.3.x before 9.3.7, and 9.4.x before 9.4.2 does not properly handle system-call errors, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information or have other unspecified impact via unknown vectors, as demonstrated by an out-of-memory error.

References

http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2621-1

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3269

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3270

http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1587/

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/release-9-0-20.html

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-16.html

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.2/static/release-9-2-11.html

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-7.html

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-2.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-20

Updated: 2019-11-22

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL