DescriptionWhen PgBouncer is configured to use "cert" authentication, a man-in-the-middle attacker can inject arbitrary SQL queries when a connection is first established, despite the use of TLS certificate verification and encryption. This flaw affects PgBouncer versions prior to 1.16.1.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pgbouncer (PTS)stretch1.7.2-2vulnerable
bookworm, sid1.16.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - pgbouncer <no-dsa> (Minor issue; can be fixed via point release)
[buster] - pgbouncer <no-dsa> (Minor issue; can be fixed via point release) (v1.16.1)

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