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1618270: CVE-2007-0556 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The query planner in PostgreSQL before 8.0.11, 8.1 before 8.1.7, and 8.2 before 8.2.2 does not verify that a table is compatible with a "previously made query plan," which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) and possibly access database content via an "ALTER COLUMN TYPE" SQL statement, which can be leveraged to read arbitrary memory from the server.

Find out more about CVE-2007-0556 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Application Stack v1 for Enterprise Linux AS (v.4) (postgresql) RHSA-2007:0067 2007-02-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql) RHSA-2007:0068 2007-03-14
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