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USN-1461-1: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities

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USN-1461-1: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/05/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The crypt_des (aka DES-based crypt) function in FreeBSD before 9.0-RELEASE-p2, as used in PHP, PostgreSQL, and other products, does not process the complete cleartext password if this password contains a 0x80 character, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to obtain access via an authentication attempt with an initial substring of the intended password, as demonstrated by a Unicode password.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-postgresql-8-3
  • ubuntu-upgrade-postgresql-8-4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-postgresql-9-1

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-postgresql-8-3
  • ubuntu-upgrade-postgresql-8-4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-postgresql-9-1

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