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Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to cause denial of service or obtain sensitive information.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities

  1. An unknown vulnerability can be exploited via a specially designed user input to cause denial of service;
  2. An unknown vulnerability at pgCrypto can be exploited to obtain sensitive information.

Technical details

Vulnerability (1) caused by erroneous json or jsonb construction from input.

(2) caused by crypt function and can be triggered via ‘too-short’ salt to read arbitrary server memory.

Original advisories

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CVE list

  • CVE-2015-5289
  • CVE-2015-5288

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