FreeBSD : postgresql -- bitsubstr overflow (e050119b-3856-11df-b2b2-002170daae37)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45348


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


BugTraq reports :

PostgreSQL is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because the application fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied data.

Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges or crash the affected application.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45348

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e050119b385611dfb2b2002170daae37.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/03/26

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:postgresql-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0442

BID: 37973

CWE: 189