Headline: Security Advisory – Buffer Overflow vulnerability in the GaussDB
The GaussDB has a buffer overflow vulnerability due to the lack of input validation on some parameters. An authenticated attacker on the LAN can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition in the affected system. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-04112)
This vulnerability has been
assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-2713.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this
vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Successful exploit could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition in the affected system.
vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
1. An attacker could access the GaussDB on the LAN.
The GaussDB has a buffer overflow vulnerability due to the lack of input validation on some parameters. An authenticated attacker on the LAN can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition in the affected system.
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