Bug 1270312 (CVE-2015-5289)

Summary: CVE-2015-5289 postgresql: stack overflow DoS when parsing json or jsonb inputs
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: bkearney, databases-maint, devrim, hhorak, jdobes, jmlich83, jorton, jrusnack, jstanek, meissner, mike, mmaslano, praiskup, tgl, thomas, tlestach, weli
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: postgresql 9.4.5, postgresql 9.3.10, postgresql 9.2.14, postgresql 9.1.19, postgresql 9.0.23 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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A stack overflow flaw was discovered in the way the PostgreSQL core server processed certain JSON or JSONB input. An authenticated attacker could possibly use this flaw to crash the server backend by sending specially crafted JSON or JSONB input.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:43:57 UTC Type: ---
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oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
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Bug Depends On: 1270314, 1270315, 1273440, 1273441, 1273442, 1273443, 1273780, 1273781, 1274649    
Bug Blocks: 1270313    

Description Adam Mariš 2015-10-09 14:50:21 UTC
A vulnerability in posgresql allowing an attacker to cause DoS. Json or jsonb input values constructed from arbitrary user input can crash the PostgreSQL server, terminating all active database connections and cause a denial of service.

Upstream patches:

http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb/?p=postgresql.git;a=commit;h=08fa47c4850cea32c3116665975bca219fbf2fe6
http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb/?p=postgresql.git;a=commit;h=30cb12881de55bc91a2cbde29d836bd3332612c3
http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb/?p=postgresql.git;a=commit;h=5976097c0fce03f8cc201aefc4445ad57e09bb75
http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb/?p=postgresql.git;a=commit;h=9e36c91b468d7d821b77214337ff891811b4b337

External reference:

http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1615/

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2015-10-09 14:54:44 UTC
Created mingw-postgresql tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1270315]

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2015-10-09 14:54:49 UTC
Created postgresql tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1270314]

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-18 15:55:29 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 EUS

Via RHSA-2015:2077 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2077.html

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-18 15:56:06 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 EUS

Via RHSA-2015:2083 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2083.html

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 15:10:43 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:2078 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2078.html