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Postgres Negative Password Length Denial Of Service Vulnerability

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Postgres Negative Password Length Denial Of Service Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/01/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
10/05/2015

Description

During the authentication process, a remote attacker can send a password packet with a negative length field to cause the Postgres process to crash. Note that the attacker need not have a valid username and password; only host-based access is required.

Solution(s)

  • postgres-upgrade-7_2_3

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