PostgreSQL Error Message Conversion Remote DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4957
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThis version of PostgreSQL is vulnerable to a denial of service when processing malformed SQL statements. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need a valid account and the ability to execute custom queries. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker shutting down the database.
SolutionUpgrade to version 7.4.24, 8.0.20, 8.1.16, 8.2.12, 8.3.6 or higher.