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CVE-2016-3065 Detail

Current Description

The (1) brin_page_type and (2) brin_metapage_info functions in the pageinspect extension in PostgreSQL before 9.5.x before 9.5.2 allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and consequently obtain sensitive server memory information or cause a denial of service (server crash) via a crafted bytea value in a BRIN index page.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb/?p=postgresql.git;a=commitdiff;h=bf78a6f107949fdfb513d1b45e30cefe04e09e4f
http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1656/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-5-2.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035468

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3065
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/14/2016