CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-05-17
Bugzilla: 582615: CVE-2010-1169 PostgreSQL: PL/Perl Intended restriction bypass
IAVA: 2012-A-0136


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

PostgreSQL 7.4 before 7.4.29, 8.0 before 8.0.25, 8.1 before 8.1.21, 8.2 before 8.2.17, 8.3 before 8.3.11, 8.4 before 8.4.4, and 9.0 Beta before 9.0 Beta 2 does not properly restrict PL/perl procedures, which allows remote authenticated users, with database-creation privileges, to execute arbitrary Perl code via a crafted script, related to the Safe module (aka for Perl. NOTE: some sources report that this issue is the same as CVE-2010-1447.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1169 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.2
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (rh-postgresql) RHSA-2010:0427 May 19, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (postgresql) RHSA-2010:0428 May 19, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (postgresql) RHSA-2010:0429 May 19, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (postgresql84) RHSA-2010:0430 May 19, 2010

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Tim Bunce for responsibly reporting this issue.

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