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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1899

Argument injection vulnerability in PostgreSQL 9.2.x before 9.2.4, 9.1.x before 9.1.9, and 9.0.x before 9.0.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file corruption), and allows remote authenticated users to modify configuration settings and execute arbitrary code, via a connection request using a database name that begins with a "-" (hyphen).
Publish Date : 2013-04-04 Last Update Date : 2013-11-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeSql Injection
CWE ID 94

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2657-1 postgresql-8.4 - guessable random numbers oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18307 unix
DSA-2658-1 postgresql-9.1 - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20118 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0633-1 -- Security update for PostgreSQL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26051 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0633-2 -- Security update for PostgreSQL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25926 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-1899

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 11.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
Postgresql Postgresql 26

- References For CVE-2013-1899

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2013-09-12-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1789-1
UBUNTU USN-1789-1
http://www.postgresql.org/support/security/faq/2013-04-04/ CONFIRM
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-2-4.html CONFIRM
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-1-9.html CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/101519.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-5000
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/102806.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-6148
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00007.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0627
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00011.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0633
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00008.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0628
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00012.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0635
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5892 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5880 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:142
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:142
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2658
DEBIAN DSA-2658
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-0-13.html CONFIRM
http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1456/ CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2013-09-17-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1899

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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