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Category:   Application (Database)  >   Ingres Database Vendors:   Ingres Corporation
Ingres Database Heap Overflow May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023517
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 23 2010
Original Entry Date:  Jan 29 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Ingres Database. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to the iidbms process to trigger a heap overflow and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The Windows and VMS based versions are not affected.

The original advisory is available at:

Evgeny Legerov of Intevydis reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix for Ingress Bug 123208, available via the Ingres Support Team.

The fix will be included in the next code refresh for community users.

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (HP/UX)

Message History:   None.

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