CVE-2016-2193

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CVE-2016-2193 is a software vulnerability, which is a flaw in the design or implementation of a software system. It represents a significant security risk as it can be exploited by malicious actors to compromise the integrity, availability, or confidentiality of the affected system. This vulnerability is particularly notable due to its origin; it was introduced as an unintended side effect of an incomplete fix for a previously identified vulnerability, VU40402. The initial fix for VU40402 was deemed inadequate because it failed to consider a specific scenario involving function inlining. Function inlining is a compiler optimization technique that can replace a function call site with the body of the called function. This oversight allowed the vulnerability CVE-2016-2193 to persist even after the attempted resolution of VU40402, thereby leaving the software susceptible to exploitation. In conclusion, CVE-2016-2193 serves as a reminder of the importance of comprehensive vulnerability remediation. It underscores the need for meticulous testing and validation of fixes to ensure they adequately address all potential scenarios and edge cases. Failure to do so can result in persistent vulnerabilities like CVE-2016-2193, which continue to pose risks to software systems and their users.
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 update for the postgresql:15 module
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 update for the postgresql:12 module
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 update for postgresql
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 update for the postgresql:15 module
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SUSE update for postgresql12
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Multiple vulnerabilities in Oracle Linux
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PostgreSQL 11.20 / 12.15 / 13.11 / 14.8 / 15.3
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 Extended Update Support update for the postgresql:12 module