CVE-2017-7547

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-08-10
CWE:
CWE-522
Bugzilla:
1477185: CVE-2017-7547 postgresql: pg_user_mappings view discloses passwords to users lacking server privileges
An authorization flaw was found in the way PostgreSQL handled access to the pg_user_mappings view on foreign servers. A remote authenticated attacker could potentially use this flaw to retrieve passwords from the user mappings defined by the foreign server owners without actually having the privileges to do so.

Find out more about CVE-2017-7547 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 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql84 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postgresql Not affected

Acknowledgements

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

Mitigation

External References

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