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The 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."

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The 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."

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0442
Product(s):