Upstream information

CVE-2015-0242 at MITRE


Stack-based buffer overflow in the *printf function implementations in PostgreSQL before 9.0.19, 9.1.x before 9.1.15, 9.2.x before 9.2.10, 9.3.x before 9.3.6, and 9.4.x before 9.4.1, when running on a Windows system, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a floating point number with a large precision, as demonstrated by using the to_char function.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

SUSE Security Advisories:


List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • postgresql93 >= 9.3.15-1.1
  • postgresql93-contrib >= 9.3.15-1.1
  • postgresql93-devel >= 9.3.15-1.1
  • postgresql93-docs >= 9.3.15-1.1
  • postgresql93-plperl >= 9.3.15-1.1
  • postgresql93-plpython >= 9.3.15-1.1
  • postgresql93-pltcl >= 9.3.15-1.1
  • postgresql93-server >= 9.3.15-1.1
  • postgresql93-test >= 9.3.15-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA postgresql93-9.3.15-1.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon Feb 16 07:30:06 2015
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 13:08:11 2023