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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0105

Original release date: 01/10/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


PostgreSQL 8.0.x before 8.0.6 and 8.1.x before 8.1.2, when running on Windows, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (postmaster exit and no new connections) via a large number of simultaneous connection requests.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SREASON
Name: 327
External Source: XF
Name: postgresql-connection-request-dos(24049)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/about/news.456
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0114
External Source: MLIST
Name: [pgsql-announce] 20060109 CRITICAL RELEASE: Minor Releases to Fix DoS Vulnerability
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 16201
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015482
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060111 PostgreSQL security releases 8.0.6 and 8.1.2

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