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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2943

The postgresql-ocaml bindings 1.5.4, 1.7.0, and 1.12.1 for PostgreSQL libpq do not properly support the PQescapeStringConn function, which might allow remote attackers to leverage escaping issues involving multibyte character encodings.
Publish Date : 2009-10-22 Last Update Date : 2009-10-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1909 postgresql-ocaml -- missing escape function oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7638 unix
DSA-1909-1 postgresql-ocaml -- missing escape function oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13062 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-2009-2943

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ocaml Postgresql-ocaml 1.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ocaml Postgresql-ocaml 1.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ocaml Postgresql-ocaml 1.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ocaml Postgresql-ocaml 3

- References For CVE-2009-2943

http://secunia.com/advisories/37048
SECUNIA 37048
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1909
DEBIAN DSA-1909
http://www.osvdb.org/59029
OSVDB 59029

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2943

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


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