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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5423: Security patch for postgresql92,postgresql93,postgresql94 (ALAS-2016-747)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5423: Security patch for postgresql92,postgresql93,postgresql94 (ALAS-2016-747)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/15/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/16/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

PostgreSQL before 9.1.23, 9.2.x before 9.2.18, 9.3.x before 9.3.14, 9.4.x before 9.4.9, and 9.5.x before 9.5.4 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and server crash), obtain sensitive memory information, or possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a CASE expression within the test value subexpression of another CASE or (2) inlining of an SQL function that implements the equality operator used for a CASE expression involving values of different types.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql92
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql93
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql94

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql92
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql93
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql94

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