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1448078: CVE-2017-7484 postgresql: Selectivity estimators bypass SELECT privilege checks
It was found that some selectivity estimation functions did not check user privileges before providing information from pg_statistic, possibly leaking information. An unprivileged attacker could use this flaw to steal some information from tables they are otherwise not allowed to access.

Find out more about CVE-2017-7484 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 4.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-postgresql94-postgresql Affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-postgresql95-postgresql Affected
Red Hat Satellite 5 postgresql92-postgresql Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 postgresql Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 postgresql Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql84 Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql Under investigation


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


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