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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3229

The core server component in PostgreSQL 8.4 before 8.4.1, 8.3 before 8.3.8, and 8.2 before 8.2.14 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (backend shutdown) by "re-LOAD-ing" libraries from a certain plugins directory.
Publish Date : 2009-09-17 Last Update Date : 2010-03-26
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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

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PostgreSQL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5. In PostgreSQL versions prior to 8.2, only database administrator was able to LOAD additional plugins and use it to cause server crash. However, this does not bypass trust boundary, so its not a security flaw for older PostgreSQL versions. Additionally, no plugins are shipped in Red Hat PostgreSQL packages by default. This issue was addressed in Red Hat Application Stack v2 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1461.html .
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
4.0
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-09-09 2009-09-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-3229 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20093229 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-2009-3229

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Postgresql Postgresql 23

- References For CVE-2009-3229

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:016
http://secunia.com/advisories/36660
SECUNIA 36660
http://secunia.com/advisories/36800
SECUNIA 36800
http://secunia.com/advisories/36727
SECUNIA 36727
http://secunia.com/advisories/36837
SECUNIA 36837
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0012 CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-270408-1
SUNALERT 270408
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/release-8-3-8.html CONFIRM
http://www.postgresql.org/support/security.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36314
BID 36314 PostgreSQL Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-07-02
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/509917/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20100307 rPSA-2010-0012-1 postgresql postgresql-contrib postgresql-server
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-834-1
UBUNTU USN-834-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1900
DEBIAN DSA-1900
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522092 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:017
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-September/msg00305.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-9473
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-September/msg00307.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-9474

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3229

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


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