CVE Database

CVE-2014-0066

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-02-17
Bugzilla: 1065236: CVE-2014-0066 postgresql: NULL pointer dereference
IAVA: 2014-B-0022

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The chkpass extension in PostgreSQL before 8.4.20, 9.0.x before 9.0.16, 9.1.x before 9.1.12, 9.2.x before 9.2.7, and 9.3.x before 9.3.3 does not properly check the return value of the crypt library function, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0066 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Management Engine RHSA-2014:0469 May 12, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (postgresql) RHSA-2014:0249 March 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (postgresql84) RHSA-2014:0211 February 25, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (postgresql) RHSA-2014:0211 February 25, 2014
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2014:0221 February 27, 2014

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the PostgreSQL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Honza Horak and Bruce Momjian as the original reporters.

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