|Bugzilla:||929328: CVE-2013-1901 postgresql: Improper user privilege check for on-line backups|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
PostgreSQL 9.2.x before 9.2.4 and 9.1.x before 9.1.9 does not properly check REPLICATION privileges, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended backup restrictions by calling the (1) pg_start_backup or (2) pg_stop_backup functions.
Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of postgresql as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. This issue does not affect the version of postgresql84 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
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Red Hat security errata
Red Hat would like to thank the PostgreSQL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Noah Misch as the original issue reporter.
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