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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5542

backend/tcop/postgres.c in PostgreSQL 8.1.x before 8.1.5 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) related to duration logging of V3-protocol Execute messages for (1) COMMIT and (2) ROLLBACK SQL statements.
Publish Date : 2006-10-26 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-10-25 2006-10-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
backend/tcop/postgres.c in PostgreSQL 8.1.x before 8.1.5 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10122 unix
CVE-2006-5542 unix
ELSA-2007:0068: postgresql security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22160 unix
RHSA-2007:0068: postgresql security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070068 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-2006-5542

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Postgresql Postgresql 5

- References For CVE-2006-5542
VUPEN ADV-2006-4182
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:027
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0067
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0068
BID 20717 PostgreSQL Multiple Local Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5542

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