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CVE-2012-0867 Detail

Description

PostgreSQL 8.4.x before 8.4.11, 9.0.x before 9.0.7, and 9.1.x before 9.1.3 truncates the common name to only 32 characters when verifying SSL certificates, which allows remote attackers to spoof connections when the host name is exactly 32 characters.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/18/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-09/msg00060.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0678.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2418 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:026 Broken Link
http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1377/ Vendor Advisory
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/release-8-4-11.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/release-9-0-7.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-3.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Input Validation (CWE-20)
  • Improper Certificate Validation (CWE-295)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:opensuse_project:opensuse:12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
OR
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 4
OR
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 5
OR
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:desktop_workstation:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:6.2.z:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 6
OR
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0867
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2012
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016