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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
4.0
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 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20065542 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

http://secunia.com/advisories/22606
SECUNIA 22606
http://secunia.com/advisories/22636
SECUNIA 22636
http://secunia.com/advisories/23048
SECUNIA 23048
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-117.htm CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/24577
SECUNIA 24577
http://secunia.com/advisories/23132
SECUNIA 23132
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017115
SECTRACK 1017115
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/59650c03a8bc5ae310cd7898bd106ad2.html CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4182
VUPEN ADV-2006-4182
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_27_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:027
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:194
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:194
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0067.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0067
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0068.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0068
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-369-2
UBUNTU USN-369-2
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0059/
TRUSTIX 2006-0059
http://projects.commandprompt.com/public/pgsql/changeset/25953 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/22562
SECUNIA 22562
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20717
BID 20717 PostgreSQL Multiple Local Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15
http://secunia.com/advisories/22584
SECUNIA 22584
http://www.postgresql.org/about/news.664 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-369-1
UBUNTU USN-369-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5542

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


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