Public Date:
801733: CVE-2012-1151 perl-DBD-Pg: Format string flaws by turning db notices into Perl warnings and by preparing DBD statement

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in dbdimp.c in DBD::Pg (aka DBD-Pg or libdbd-pg-perl) module before 2.19.0 for Perl allow remote PostgreSQL database servers to cause a denial of service (process crash) via format string specifiers in (1) a crafted database warning to the pg_warn function or (2) a crafted DBD statement to the dbd_st_prepare function.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1151 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
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 6 (perl-DBD-Pg) RHSA-2012:1116 2012-07-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (perl-DBD-Pg) RHSA-2012:1116 2012-07-25