CVE-2012-3489

NameCVE-2012-3489
DescriptionThe xml_parse function in the libxml2 support in the core server component in PostgreSQL 8.3 before 8.3.20, 8.4 before 8.4.13, 9.0 before 9.0.9, and 9.1 before 9.1.5 allows remote authenticated users to determine the existence of arbitrary files or URLs, and possibly obtain file or URL content that triggers a parsing error, via an XML value that refers to (1) a DTD or (2) an entity, related to an XML External Entity (aka XXE) issue.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2534-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
postgresql-8.4 (PTS)wheezy8.4.22-0+deb7u1fixed
postgresql-9.1 (PTS)wheezy9.1.21-0+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)9.1.23-0+deb7u1fixed
jessie9.1.22-0+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)9.1.16-0+deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
postgresql-8.4source(unstable)8.4.12-2medium
postgresql-8.4sourcesqueeze8.4.13-0squeeze1mediumDSA-2534-1
postgresql-9.1source(unstable)9.1.5-1medium

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