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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4772

Original release date: 01/09/2008
Last revised: 08/30/2013


The regular expression parser in TCL before 8.4.17, as used in PostgreSQL 8.2 before 8.2.6, 8.1 before 8.1.11, 8.0 before 8.0.15, and 7.4 before 7.4.19, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted regular expression.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
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 disruption of service

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0478
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=565440&group_id=10894
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0134
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1810264&group_id=10894&atid=110894
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1071
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080604 VMSA-2008-0009 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion, VMware Server, VMware VIX API, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi resolve critical security issues
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:059
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0038
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:004
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0122
External Source: BID
Name: 27163
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0061
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1463
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/about/news.905
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0109
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080115 rPSA-2008-0016-1 postgresql postgresql-server
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1768
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:005
External Source: XF
Name: postgresql-regular-expression-dos(39497)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1744
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-568-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0552
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 103197
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080107 PostgreSQL 2007-01-07 Cumulative Security Release
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 200559
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-15
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1460
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBTU02325
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11569
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0040
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019157

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11569
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.10
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.11
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.12
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.13
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.14
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.16
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.17
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.6
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.8
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.9
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.11
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.13
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.317
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.8
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.9
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.8
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.9
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.18 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.14 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.10 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.5 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.16 and previous versions

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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)