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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for postgresql8 (ALAS-2012-94) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for postgresql8 (ALAS-2012-94) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/05/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The crypt_des (aka DES-based crypt) function in FreeBSD before 9.0-RELEASE-p2, as used in PHP, PostgreSQL, and other products, does not process the complete cleartext password if this password contains a 0x80 character, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to obtain access via an authentication attempt with an initial substring of the intended password, as demonstrated by a Unicode password.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-contrib
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-docs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-plperl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-plpython
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-pltcl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-server
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-test

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-contrib
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-docs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-plperl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-plpython
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-pltcl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-server
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql8-test

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