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Category:   Application (Database)  >   PostgreSQL Vendors:   postgresql.org
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) PostgreSQL Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service and Let Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035006
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035006
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0766, CVE-2016-0773   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 11 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in PostgreSQL. A remote user can cause the target service to crash. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.

A remote user can supply a specially data containing regular expressions with out-of-range Unicode characters to cause the target backend service to enter an infinite loop or crash [CVE-2016-0773].

A remote authenticated user without database superuser privileges can modify certain custom configuration settings (GUCS) for PL/Java [CVE-2016-0766].

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to enter an infinite loop or crash.

A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2894-1

Vendor URL:  www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2894-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 15.10

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