[arch-security] [ASA-201505-16] pgbouncer: denial of service
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Tue May 26 01:08:55 UTC 2015
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201505-16
Date : 2015-05-26
CVE-ID : CVE-2015-4054
Package : pgbouncer
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package pgbouncer before version 1.5.5-1 is vulnerable to denial of
Upgrade to 1.5.5-1.
# pacman -Syu "pgbouncer>=1.5.5-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.5.5.
A remote denial of service vulnerability in check_client_passwd() has
been discovered. The issue is triggered if a password packet appears
before the startup packet. In such case a null pointer is dereferenced
that is leading to application crash.
A remote attacker is able to send specially crafted packets that is
leading to application crash resulting in denial of service.
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