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CVE-2014-0061

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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

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