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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-1397

Original release date: 01/17/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Vulnerability in the cash_words() function for PostgreSQL 7.2 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large negative argument, possibly triggering an integer signedness error or buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 8034
External Source: XF
Name: postgresql-cashwords-bo(9891)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:001
External Source: BID
Name: 5497
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020819 @(#) Mordred Labs advisory 0x0001: Buffer overflow in PostgreSQL
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://developer.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql-server/src/backend/utils/adt/cash.c.diff?r1=1.51&r2=1.52
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2002:524

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