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CVE-2016-5423 Detail

Current Description

PostgreSQL before 9.1.23, 9.2.x before 9.2.18, 9.3.x before 9.3.14, 9.4.x before 9.4.9, and 9.5.x before 9.5.4 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and server crash), obtain sensitive memory information, or possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a CASE expression within the test value subexpression of another CASE or (2) inlining of an SQL function that implements the equality operator used for a CASE expression involving values of different types.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1781.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1820.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1821.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2606.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3646 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92433 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036617 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2425
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1364001 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-33
https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1688/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-1-23.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-2-18.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-3-14.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-4-9.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-5-4.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
9.1.22
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.2.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:9.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5423
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018