CVE-2009-4136

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2009-12-14
Bugzilla:
546321: CVE-2009-4136 postgresql: SQL privilege escalation via modifications to session-local state

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

PostgreSQL 7.4.x before 7.4.27, 8.0.x before 8.0.23, 8.1.x before 8.1.19, 8.2.x before 8.2.15, 8.3.x before 8.3.9, and 8.4.x before 8.4.2 does not properly manage session-local state during execution of an index function by a database superuser, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via a table with crafted index functions, as demonstrated by functions that modify (1) search_path or (2) a prepared statement, a related issue to CVE-2007-6600 and CVE-2009-3230.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4136 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 via
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0427.html

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0428.html

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0429.html and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0430.html

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql) RHSA-2010:0429 2010-05-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (postgresql) RHSA-2010:0428 2010-05-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (rh-postgresql) RHSA-2010:0427 2010-05-19

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