CVE-2014-0062

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-02-17
Bugzilla:
1065222: CVE-2014-0062 postgresql: CREATE INDEX race condition possibly leading to privilege escalation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the (1) CREATE INDEX and (2) unspecified ALTER TABLE commands in PostgreSQL before 8.4.20, 9.0.x before 9.0.16, 9.1.x before 9.1.12, 9.2.x before 9.2.7, and 9.3.x before 9.3.3 allows remote authenticated users to create an unauthorized index or read portions of unauthorized tables by creating or deleting a table with the same name during the timing window.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0062 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

CloudForms Management Engine 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql) RHSA-2014:0211 2014-02-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql84) RHSA-2014:0211 2014-02-25
CloudForms Management Engine 5.4 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2014:0469 2014-05-12
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (postgresql92-postgresql) RHSA-2014:0221 2014-02-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (postgresql) RHSA-2014:0249 2014-03-04

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 postgresql Not affected
CloudForms Management Engine 5 postgresql Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the PostgreSQL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Robert Haas and Andres Freund as the original reporters.
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