Bug 108578 - CAN-2003-0901 PostgreSQL To_Ascii() Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
CAN-2003-0901 PostgreSQL To_Ascii() Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: postgresql (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Jee
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-10-30 05:45 EST by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-12 09:11:20 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox 2003-10-30 05:45:58 EST
Buffer overflow in to_ascii for PostgreSQL 7.2.x, and 7.3.x before 7.3.4, allows
remote attackers to potentially execute arbitrary code if to_ascii is being used
on user controlled data.

Affects: 2.1AS 2.1AW 2.1ES 2.1WS

Erratum in progress
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-10-30 05:46:27 EST
(See bug 108079 for this bug for Red Hat Linux)
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2003-11-12 09:11:20 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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