Upstream information

CVE-2010-0442 at MITRE

Description

The bitsubstr function in backend/utils/adt/varbit.c in PostgreSQL 8.0.23, 8.1.11, and 8.3.8 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or have unspecified other impact via vectors involving a negative integer in the third argument, as demonstrated by a SELECT statement that contains a call to the substring function for a bit string, related to an "overflow."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

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
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 574667 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM], 588996 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 648140

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • postgresql >= 8.3.14-0.2.1
  • postgresql-contrib >= 8.3.14-0.2.1
  • postgresql-docs >= 8.3.14-0.2.1
  • postgresql-libs >= 8.3.14-0.2.1
  • postgresql-libs-32bit >= 8.3.14-0.2.1
  • postgresql-libs-x86 >= 8.3.14-0.2.1
  • postgresql-server >= 8.3.14-0.2.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA postgresql
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • postgresql >= 8.3.23-0.4.1
  • postgresql-contrib >= 8.3.23-0.4.1
  • postgresql-docs >= 8.3.23-0.4.1
  • postgresql-server >= 8.3.23-0.4.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA postgresql
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • postgresql >= 8.3.23-0.4.1
  • postgresql-contrib >= 8.3.23-0.4.1
  • postgresql-docs >= 8.3.23-0.4.1
  • postgresql-server >= 8.3.23-0.4.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA postgresql
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • postgresql-devel >= 8.3.23-0.4.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA postgresql-devel