|Bugzilla:||929223: CVE-2013-1899 postgresql: Insecure switch parsing|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Argument injection vulnerability in PostgreSQL 9.2.x before 9.2.4, 9.1.x before 9.1.9, and 9.0.x before 9.0.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file corruption), and allows remote authenticated users to modify configuration settings and execute arbitrary code, via a connection request using a database name that begins with a "-" (hyphen).
Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of postgresql as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. This issue does not affect the version of postgresql84 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
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Red Hat security errata
Red Hat would like to thank the PostgreSQL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mitsumasa Kondo and Kyotaro Horiguchi as the original issue reporters.
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