CVE-2015-5289

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-10-08
Bugzilla:
1270312: CVE-2015-5289 postgresql: stack overflow DoS when parsing json or jsonb inputs
A stack overflow flaw was discovered in the way the PostgreSQL core server processed certain JSON or JSONB input. An authenticated attacker could possibly use this flaw to crash the server backend by sending specially crafted JSON or JSONB input.

Find out more about CVE-2015-5289 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2015:2083 2015-11-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (postgresql) RHSA-2015:2078 2015-11-19
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-postgresql94-postgresql) RHSA-2015:2077 2015-11-18
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2015:2083 2015-11-18
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-postgresql94-postgresql) RHSA-2015:2077 2015-11-18
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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