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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3488

Original release date: 10/03/2012
Last revised: 10/08/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The libxslt support in contrib/xml2 in PostgreSQL 8.3 before 8.3.20, 8.4 before 8.4.13, 9.0 before 9.0.9, and 9.1 before 9.1.5 does not properly restrict access to files and URLs, which allows remote authenticated users to modify data, obtain sensitive information, or trigger outbound traffic to arbitrary external hosts by leveraging (1) stylesheet commands that are permitted by the libxslt security options or (2) an xslt_process feature, related to an XML External Entity (aka XXE) issue.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50635
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1542-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1288
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/release-9-0-9.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/release-8-3-20.html
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:139
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1263
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1264
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1407/
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1251
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50636
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50718
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2013-03-14-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/support/security/
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1299
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50859
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_postgresql2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-5.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/release-8-4-13.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50946
External Source: BID
Name: 55072
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2534
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=849172

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.19
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.11
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.15
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.16
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.17
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.8
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.18
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.13
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.14
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.6
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.10
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.9
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.12
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.12
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.11
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.6
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.10
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.8
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.9
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4.5
+ Configuration 3
+ OR
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.1
+ Configuration 4
+ OR
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.6
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:9.0.8

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Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)