CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-02-01
Bugzilla: 664402: CVE-2010-4015 PostgreSQL: Stack-based buffer overflow by processing certain tokens from SQL query string when intarray module enabled
IAVA: 2012-A-0136


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the gettoken function in contrib/intarray/_int_bool.c in the intarray array module in PostgreSQL 9.0.x before 9.0.3, 8.4.x before 8.4.7, 8.3.x before 8.3.14, and 8.2.x before 8.2.20 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via integers with a large number of digits to unspecified functions.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4015 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.9
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (postgresql) RHSA-2011:0197 February 03, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (postgresql) RHSA-2011:0197 February 03, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (postgresql84) RHSA-2011:0198 February 03, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (postgresql) RHSA-2011:0197 February 03, 2011

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Geoff Keating of the Apple Product Security team for reporting this issue.

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