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Category:   Application (Database)  >   PostgreSQL Vendors:   postgresql.org
PostgreSQL Substring Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023510
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023510
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0442   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 9 2010
Original Entry Date:  Jan 27 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0.23; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in PostgreSQL. A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can send a specially crafted SELECT substring command to trigger a buffer overflow and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The original advisory is available at:

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

Evgeny Legerov of Intevydis reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.postgresql.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 19 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) PostgreSQL Substring Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
May 20 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) PostgreSQL Substring Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
May 20 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) PostgreSQL Substring Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 27 Jan 2010 01:53:30 +0000
Subject:  PostgreSQL


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

 
 


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