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CVE-2010-0442 Detail


The bitsubstr function in backend/utils/adt/varbit.c in PostgreSQL 8.0.23, 8.1.11, and 8.3.8 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or have unspecified other impact via vectors involving a negative integer in the third argument, as demonstrated by a SELECT statement that contains a call to the substring function for a bit string, related to an "overflow."


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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-committers/2010-01/msg00125.php Vendor Advisory 
http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2010-01/msg00634.php Vendor Advisory 
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=567058 Third Party Advisory 
http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb?p=postgresql.git%3Ba=commit%3Bh=75dea10196c31d98d98c0bafeeb576ae99c09b12 Vendor Advisory 
http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb?p=postgresql.git%3Ba=commit%3Bh=b15087cb39ca9e4bde3c8920fcee3741045d2b83 Vendor Advisory 
http://intevydis.blogspot.com/2010/01/postgresql-8023-bitsubstr-overflow.html Third Party Advisory 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023510 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-933-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2051 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:103 Broken Link 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/27/5 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0427.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0428.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0429.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37973 Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1022 Permissions Required 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1197 Permissions Required 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1207 Permissions Required 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1221 Permissions Required 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=559194 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=559259 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55902 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9720 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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