CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0972

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Buffer overflows in PostgreSQL 7.2 allow attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via long arguments to the functions (1) lpad or (2) rpad.
References
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Date Entry Created
20020821 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20071113)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(6) Armstrong, Christey, Cole, Cox, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> SUSE:SuSE-SA:2002:039
 Christey> There are numerous PostgreSQL issues that were reported around
   the same time frame.  Need to make sure that they are all
   properly identified.
 Christey> CONFIRM:http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=postgresql-announce&m=103062536330644
   CONFIRM:http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-announce/2002-08/msg00004.php
   CONECTIVA:CLA-2002:524
   URL:http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000524
   SUSE:SuSE-SA:2002:038
   URL:http://www.suse.de/de/security/2002_038_postgresql.html
   BUGTRAQ:20020826 GLSA: PostgreSQL
   URL:http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=103036987114437&w=2
   BUGTRAQ:20020824 Fwd: [GENERAL] PostgreSQL 7.2.2: Security Release
   URL:http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=103021186622725&w=2
 Christey> MANDRAKE:MDKSA-2002:062
   URL:http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/advisory.php?name=MDKSA-2002:062
   REDHAT:RHSA-2003:015
   URL:http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-015.html
 Frech> XF:postgresql-lpad-rpad-bo(9927)
 Christey> REDHAT:RHSA-2003:010

Proposed (Legacy)
20020830
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