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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3489

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

Overview

The xml_parse function in the libxml2 support in the core server component 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 allows remote authenticated users to determine the existence of arbitrary files or URLs, and possibly obtain file or URL content that triggers a parsing error, via an XML value that refers to (1) a DTD or (2) an entity, related to an XML External Entity (aka XXE) issue.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50946
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1263
External Source: BID
Name: 55074
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1407/
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50859
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/release-8-4-13.html
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2534
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/support/security/
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/release-8-3-20.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1251
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50635
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:139
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1288
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=849173
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1542-1
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/9.0/static/release-9-0-9.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2013-03-14-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1299
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50718
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_postgresql2

Vulnerable software and versions

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Collapse Configuration 1Configuration 1
Collapse OROR
* 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
Collapse Configuration 2Configuration 2
Collapse OROR
* 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
Collapse Configuration 3Configuration 3
Collapse OROR
* 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
Collapse Configuration 4Configuration 4
Collapse OROR
* 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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