CVE Database

CVE-2014-0060

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-02-17
Bugzilla: 1065219: CVE-2014-0060 postgresql: SET ROLE without ADMIN OPTION allows adding and removing group members
IAVA: 2014-B-0022

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

PostgreSQL before 8.4.20, 9.0.x before 9.0.16, 9.1.x before 9.1.12, 9.2.x before 9.2.7, and 9.3.x before 9.3.3 does not properly enforce the ADMIN OPTION restriction, which allows remote authenticated members of a role to add or remove arbitrary users to that role by calling the SET ROLE command before the associated GRANT command.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0060 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Management Engine RHSA-2014:0469 May 12, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (postgresql) RHSA-2014:0249 March 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (postgresql84) RHSA-2014:0211 February 25, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (postgresql) RHSA-2014:0211 February 25, 2014
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2014:0221 February 27, 2014

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the PostgreSQL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Noah Misch as the original reporter.

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