Argument injection vulnerability in PostgreSQL 9.2.x before 9.2.4, 9.1.x before 9.1.9, and 9.0.x before 9.0.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file corruption), and allows remote authenticated users to modify configuration settings and execute arbitrary code, via a connection request using a database name that begins with a "-" (hyphen).
Publish Date : 2013-04-04 Last Update Date : 2013-11-30
(There is considerable informational disclosure.)
(Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
(There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
(Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
(The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeSql Injection
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