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872527: pgbouncer: DoS (pooler server shutdown) by adding database with large name

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The add_database function in objects.c in the pgbouncer pooler 1.5.2 for PostgreSQL allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon outage) via a long database name in a request.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4575 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 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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