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PostgreSQL class C vulnerability in core server: CVE-2012-3489

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) October 03, 2012 February 24, 2013 February 13, 2015

Description

The xml_parse function in the libxml2 support in the core server component in PostgreSQL 8.3 before 8.3.20, 8.4 before 8.4.13, 9.0 before 9.0.9, and 9.1 before 9.1.5 allows remote authenticated users to determine the existence of arbitrary files or URLs, and possibly obtain file or URL content that triggers a parsing error, via an XML value that refers to (1) a DTD or (2) an entity, related to an XML External Entity (aka XXE) issue.

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References

Solution

postgres-upgrade-8_3_20

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