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CVE-2012-3489 Detail

Current Description

The xml_parse function in the libxml2 support in the core server component in PostgreSQL 8.3 before 8.3.20, 8.4 before 8.4.13, 9.0 before 9.0.9, and 9.1 before 9.1.5 allows remote authenticated users to determine the existence of arbitrary files or URLs, and possibly obtain file or URL content that triggers a parsing error, via an XML value that refers to (1) a DTD or (2) an entity, related to an XML External Entity (aka XXE) issue.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/03/2012
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Mar/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-09/msg00102.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00013.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00024.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1263.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2534
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:139
http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1407/ Vendor Advisory
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/release-8-3-20.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/release-8-4-13.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/release-9-0-9.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-5.html
http://www.postgresql.org/support/security/ Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55074
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1542-1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_postgresql2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=849173

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3489
NVD Published Date:
10/03/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2013