CVE-2014-0060

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

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 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
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql) RHSA-2014:0211 2014-02-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql84) RHSA-2014:0211 2014-02-25
CloudForms Management Engine 5.4 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2014:0469 2014-05-12
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2014:0221 2014-02-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql) RHSA-2014:0249 2014-03-04

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 postgresql Not affected

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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