Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-5423: PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Back to Search

Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-5423: PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/09/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-db-postgresql

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;