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427127: CVE-2007-6600 PostgreSQL privilege escalation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

PostgreSQL 8.2 before 8.2.6, 8.1 before 8.1.11, 8.0 before 8.0.15, 7.4 before 7.4.19, and 7.3 before 7.3.21 uses superuser privileges instead of table owner privileges for (1) VACUUM and (2) ANALYZE operations within index functions, and supports (3) SET ROLE and (4) SET SESSION AUTHORIZATION within index functions, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges.

Find out more about CVE-2007-6600 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql) RHSA-2008:0038 2008-01-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (postgresql) RHSA-2008:0038 2008-01-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (rh-postgresql) RHSA-2008:0039 2008-01-11
Red Hat Application Stack v1 for Enterprise Linux AS (v.4) (postgresql) RHSA-2008:0040 2008-02-01
Red Hat Application Stack v2 for Enterprise Linux (v.5) (postgresql) RHSA-2008:0040 2008-02-01
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