Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Back to search

RHSA-2011:0198: postgresql84 security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) February 01, 2011 February 10, 2011 July 04, 2017


PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system(DBMS).A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way PostgreSQLprocessed certain tokens from an SQL query when the intarray module wasenabled on a particular database. An authenticated database user running aspecially-crafted SQL query could use this flaw to cause a temporary denialof service (postgres daemon crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary codewith the privileges of the database server. (CVE-2010-4015)Red Hat would like to thank Geoff Keating of the Apple Product Securityteam for reporting this issue.These updated postgresql84 packages upgrade PostgreSQL to version 8.4.7.Refer to the PostgreSQL Release Notes for a full list of changes: PostgreSQL users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,which correct this issue. If the postgresql service is running, it will beautomatically restarted after installing this update.

Scan For This Vulnerability

Use our top-rated tool to discover, prioritize, and remediate your vulnerabilities

 Free InsightVM Trial




Related Vulnerabilities