Public Date:
825995: CVE-2012-2655 postgresql: Ability of database owners to install procedural languages via CREATE LANGUAGE found unsafe (DoS)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

PostgreSQL 8.3.x before 8.3.19, 8.4.x before 8.4.12, 9.0.x before 9.0.8, and 9.1.x before 9.1.4 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) by adding the (1) SECURITY DEFINER or (2) SET attributes to a procedural language's call handler.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2655 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.2
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:M/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Multiple
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql) RHSA-2012:1037 2012-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql84) RHSA-2012:1037 2012-06-25

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql Not affected
Last Modified

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