CVE-2015-0244

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-02-16
CWE:
CWE-662->CWE-300
Bugzilla:
1188694: CVE-2015-0244 postgresql: loss of frontend/backend protocol synchronization after an error
A flaw was found in the way PostgreSQL handled certain errors that were generated during protocol synchronization. An authenticated database user could use this flaw to inject queries into an existing connection.

Find out more about CVE-2015-0244 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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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 Emil Lenngren as the original reporter.

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