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Vulnerability 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 (CVE-2012-3489)

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8185

The 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.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-3489
Product(s):
  • PostgreSQL