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CVE-2010-3433

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2010-10-05
Bugzilla:
639371: CVE-2010-3433 PostgreSQL (PL/Perl, PL/Tcl): SECURITY DEFINER function keyword bypass

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The PL/perl and PL/Tcl implementations in PostgreSQL 7.4 before 7.4.30, 8.0 before 8.0.26, 8.1 before 8.1.22, 8.2 before 8.2.18, 8.3 before 8.3.12, 8.4 before 8.4.5, and 9.0 before 9.0.1 do not properly protect script execution by a different SQL user identity within the same session, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via crafted script code in a SECURITY DEFINER function, as demonstrated by (1) redefining standard functions or (2) redefining operators, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-1168, CVE-2010-1169, CVE-2010-1170, and CVE-2010-1447.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3433 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
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 4 (postgresql) RHSA-2010:0742 2010-10-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql) RHSA-2010:0908 2010-11-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RHSA-2010:0742 2010-10-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 rh-postgresql Affected

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