Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 22:02:51 +0200 From: Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: postgresql-jdbc 8.1 SQL injection with postgresql server 9.1 * Ludwig Nussel: > Postgresql 9.1 turned "standard conforming strings" on by default. > postgresql-jdbc before version 8.2-504 however did not know about that > kind of string and escaped single quotes with a backslash always. When > such an old version of postgresql-jdbc is used with a newer postgresql > server it not only breaks when strings contain single quotes, it also > allows for SQL injections. By the way, if you want to fix this for some reason, you should probably include support for the modified BYTEA encoding introduced in the 9.0 server version, too.
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