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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-0245

Original release date: 02/01/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Buffer overflow in gram.y for PostgreSQL 8.0.0 and earlier may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large number of arguments to a refcursor function (gram.y), which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-0247.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [pgsql-committers] 20050207 pgsql: Prevent 4 more buffer overruns in the PL/PgSQL parser.
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:040
External Source: MLIST
Name: [pgsql-committers] 20050121 pgsql: Prevent overrunning a heap-allocated buffer is more than 1024
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050210 [USN-79-1] PostgreSQL vulnerabilities
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:150
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-683
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: BID
Name: 12417
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:138
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: postgresql-cursor-bo(19188)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [pgsql-patches] 20050120 Re: WIP: pl/pgsql cleanup
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:036
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10175

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10175
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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