Bug 108578 - CAN-2003-0901 PostgreSQL To_Ascii() Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Summary: CAN-2003-0901 PostgreSQL To_Ascii() Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: postgresql   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: David Jee
QA Contact: David Lawrence
URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8741
Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2003-10-30 10:45 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-12 14:11:20 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:314 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: postgresql security update 2003-11-12 05:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2003-10-30 10:45:58 UTC
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 10:46:27 UTC
(See bug 108079 for this bug for Red Hat Linux)

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2003-11-12 14:11:20 UTC
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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