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CVE Request -- pgbouncer: DoS (pooler server shutdown) by adding database with large name
From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov () redhat com>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 06:53:06 -0400 (EDT)

Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,

  a denial of service flaw was found in the way pgbouncer,
a lightweight connection pooler for PostgreSQL, performed
processing of client requests attempting to add new database(s)
with large name(s). A remote attacker could use this flaw
to cause pooler server shutdown.

Relevant upstream patch:
[1] http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb/?p=pgbouncer.git;a=commitdiff;h=4b92112b820830b30cd7bc91bef3dd8f35305525

References:
[2] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=692103
[3] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=872527

Could you allocate a CVE id for this?

Thank you && Regards, Jan.
--
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team


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