CVE-2009-2940

NameCVE-2009-2940
DescriptionThe pygresql module 3.8.1 and 4.0 for Python does not properly support the PQescapeStringConn function, which might allow remote attackers to leverage escaping issues involving multibyte character encodings.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1911-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pygresql (PTS)wheezy1:4.0-3fixed
jessie1:4.0-3.1fixed
stretch1:5.0.3-1fixed
buster, sid1:5.0.4-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pygresqlsource(unstable)1:4.0-1low
pygresqlsourceetch1:3.8.1-1etch2highDSA-1911-1
pygresqlsourcelenny1:3.8.1-3+lenny1highDSA-1911-1

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