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Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 12:16:42 -0600
From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: CVE request -- postgresql

A stack overflow was found in how PostgreSQL handles conversion
encoding.  This could allow an authenticated user to kill
connections to the PostgreSQL server for a small amount of time,
which could interupt transactions by other users/clients.

References:

http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-bugs/2009-02/msg00172.php
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=517405
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=488156

Could we get a CVE name for this please?  Thanks.

-- 
Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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