CVE-2010-0442

NameCVE-2010-0442
DescriptionThe bitsubstr function in backend/utils/adt/varbit.c in PostgreSQL 8.0.23, 8.1.11, and 8.3.8 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or have unspecified other impact via vectors involving a negative integer in the third argument, as demonstrated by a SELECT statement that contains a call to the substring function for a bit string, related to an "overflow."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2051-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs567058

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
postgresql-8.4 (PTS)wheezy8.4.22-0+deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
postgresql-7.4source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
postgresql-8.1source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
postgresql-8.2source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
postgresql-8.3source(unstable)(unfixed)low567058
postgresql-8.3sourcelenny8.3.11-0lenny1mediumDSA-2051-1
postgresql-8.4source(unstable)8.4.3-1medium

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