CVE Database

CVE-2014-0061

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-02-17
Bugzilla: 1065220: CVE-2014-0061 postgresql: privilege escalation via procedural language validator functions
IAVA: 2014-B-0022

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The validator functions for the procedural languages (PLs) in 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 allow remote authenticated users to gain privileges via a function that is (1) defined in another language or (2) not allowed to be directly called by the user due to permissions.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0061 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: 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
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 Andres Freund as the original reporter.

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