PostgreSQL contrib/intagg directory denial of service

postgresql-contribintagg-dos (19185) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

PostgreSQL is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, caused by an unspecified vulnerability in the contrib/intagg directory. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted array to PostgreSQL to cause the system to crash.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of PostgreSQL (7.2.7, 7.3.9, 7.4.7, or 8.0.1 or later), available from the PostgreSQL FTP Web page. See References.

For Red Hat Linux:
Upgrade to the latest postgresql package, as listed below. Refer to RHSA-2005:138-15 or RHSA-2005:141-06 for more information. See References.

For Conectiva Linux:
Upgrade to the latest Postgresql package, as listed below. Refer to Conectiva Linux Announcement CLSA-2005:1008 for more information. See References.

Conectiva Linux 10.0: 7.4.2-57056U10_1cl or later

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 2005-02-08 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 4.10
  • Conectiva Linux 10
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 AMD64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.2
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.2.1
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.2.2
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.2.3
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.2.4
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.2.5
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.2.6
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.2.7
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3.1
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3.2
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3.3
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3.4
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3.5
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3.6
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3.7
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3.8
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.3.9
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.4
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.4.1
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.4.2
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.4.3
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.4.4
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.4.5
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.4.6
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 7.4.7
  • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 8.0.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 8.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Desktop
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 F...
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Workstation
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Workstation
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Home
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Hosting Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Workgroup Ed

Reported:

Feb 01, 2005

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