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PostgreSQL: CVE-2015-0242: Buffer overrun in replacement printf family of functions

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PostgreSQL: CVE-2015-0242: Buffer overrun in replacement printf family of functions

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/17/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
02/03/2020

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the *printf function implementations in PostgreSQL before 9.0.19, 9.1.x before 9.1.15, 9.2.x before 9.2.10, 9.3.x before 9.3.6, and 9.4.x before 9.4.1, when running on a Windows system, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a floating point number with a large precision, as demonstrated by using the to_char function.

Solution(s)

  • postgres-upgrade-9_0_19
  • postgres-upgrade-9_1_15
  • postgres-upgrade-9_2_10
  • postgres-upgrade-9_3_6
  • postgres-upgrade-9_4_1

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