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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-1398

Original release date: 01/17/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008


Buffer overflow in the date parser for PostgreSQL before 7.2.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long date string, aka a vulnerability "in handling long datetime input."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally 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: CONFIRM
Name: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-announce/2002-08/msg00004.php
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020824 Fwd: [GENERAL] PostgreSQL 7.2.2: Security Release
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=postgresql-announce&m=103062536330644
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020819 Re: @(#) Mordred Labs advisory 0x0001: Buffer overflow in PostgreSQL
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-165
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:001
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020821 Re: @(#)Mordred Labs advisory 0x0003: Buffer overflow in PostgreSQL
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020826 GLSA: PostgreSQL
External Source: SUSE
Name: SuSE-SA:2002:038

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