CVE Database

CVE-2014-0062

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-02-17
Bugzilla: 1065222: CVE-2014-0062 postgresql: CREATE INDEX race condition possibly leading to privilege escalation
IAVA: 2014-B-0022

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the (1) CREATE INDEX and (2) unspecified ALTER TABLE commands 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 allows remote authenticated users to create an unauthorized index or read portions of unauthorized tables by creating or deleting a table with the same name during the timing window.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0062 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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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 Robert Haas and Andres Freund as the original reporters.

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