PgBouncer: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201701-24

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PgBouncer, the worst of which may allow an attacker to bypass authentication.

Affected Packages

dev-db/pgbouncer on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.7.2
Unaffected versions >= 1.7.2

Background

PgBouncer is a lightweight connection pooler for PostgreSQL.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PgBouncer. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker might send a specially crafted package possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker might bypass authentication in configurations using the “auth_user” feature.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All PgBouncer users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/pgbouncer-1.7.2"
 

References

Release Date
January 11, 2017

Latest Revision
January 11, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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