CVE-2015-0243

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-02-16
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1188689: CVE-2015-0243 postgresql: buffer overflow flaws in contrib/pgcrypto
A stack-buffer overflow flaw was found in PostgreSQL's pgcrypto module. An authenticated database user could use this flaw to cause PostgreSQL to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running PostgreSQL.

Find out more about CVE-2015-0243 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Satellite 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2015:0856 2015-04-20
Red Hat Satellite Managed DB 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2015:0856 2015-04-20
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2015:0699 2015-03-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (postgresql) RHSA-2015:0750 2015-03-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql) RHSA-2015:0750 2015-03-30
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2015:0699 2015-03-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-postgresql94-postgresql Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql84 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the PostgreSQL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Marko Tiikkaja as the original reporter.

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