CVE-2017-7486

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-05-11
CWE:
CWE-285
Bugzilla:
1448089: CVE-2017-7486 postgresql: pg_user_mappings view discloses foreign server passwords
It was found that the pg_user_mappings view from postgresql could disclose information about user mappings to a foreign database to unprivileged users. An authenticated attacker with USAGE privilege for this mapping could, when querying the view, obtain user mapping data, such as the username and password used to connect to the foreign database.

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CVSS v3 metrics

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

CVSS3 Base Score 6.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

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 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 postgresql Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql84 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql Not affected

Acknowledgements

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

Mitigation

External References

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