Public Date:
583072: CVE-2010-1170 PostgreSQL: PL/Tcl Intended restriction bypass

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The PL/Tcl implementation in PostgreSQL 7.4 before 7.4.29, 8.0 before 8.0.25, 8.1 before 8.1.21, 8.2 before 8.2.17, 8.3 before 8.3.11, 8.4 before 8.4.4, and 9.0 Beta before 9.0 Beta 2 loads Tcl code from the pltcl_modules table regardless of the table's ownership and permissions, which allows remote authenticated users, with database-creation privileges, to execute arbitrary Tcl code by creating this table and inserting a crafted Tcl script.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1170 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.9
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql84) RHSA-2010:0430 2010-05-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0) postgresql Will not fix
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