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CVE-2012-3489

Vincent (CVE) Danen's picture
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.

Details Source

Mitre

Public Date

2012-08-17 00:00:00

Impact

Low

Bugzilla

CVE-2012-3489 postgresql: File disclosure through XXE in xmlparse by DTD validation

Bugzilla ID

849 173

CVSS Status

verified

Base Score

2.70

Base Metrics

AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the PostgreSQL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Noah Misch as the original reporter.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql84) RHSA-2012:1263 2012-09-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql) RHSA-2012:1263 2012-09-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql Not affected