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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1409

PostgreSQL 7.3.x through 8.0.x gives public EXECUTE access to certain character conversion functions, which allows unprivileged users to call those functions with malicious values, with unknown impact, aka the "Character conversion vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2005-05-03 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s)
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 moderate 2005-05-03 2005-05-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-1409 unix
PostgreSQL 7.3.x through 8.0.x gives public EXECUTE access to certain character conversion functions, which allows unpri... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10050 unix
PostgreSQL Character Conversion Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:676 unix
RHSA-2005:433: postgresql security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005433 unix
RHSA-2005:433: postgresql security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050433 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1409

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Postgresql Postgresql 28

- References For CVE-2005-1409
BID 13476 PostgreSQL Character Set Conversion Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2007-03-01
VUPEN ADV-2005-0453
REDHAT RHSA-2005:433
FEDORA FLSA-2006:157366
MLIST [pgsql-announce] 20050502 IMPORTANT: two new PostgreSQL security problems found CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:036

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1409

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