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CVE-2010-0442 Detail

Description

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."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/02/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9720
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9720

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0442
NVD Published Date:
02/02/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017