CVE-2018-1058

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-03-01
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1547044: CVE-2018-1058 postgresql: Uncontrolled search path element in pg_dump and other client applications
A flaw was found in the way Postgresql allowed a user to modify the behavior of a query for other users. An attacker with a user account could use this flaw to execute code with the permissions of superuser in the database.

Find out more about CVE-2018-1058 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of Postgresql as shipped with Red Hat Satellite 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having security impact of Low. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
CloudForms Management Engine 5.9 (postgresql96) RHSA-2018:3816 2018-12-13
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-postgresql95-postgresql) RHSA-2018:2511 2018-08-20
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-postgresql96-postgresql) RHSA-2018:2566 2018-08-27
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-postgresql96-postgresql) RHSA-2018:2566 2018-08-27
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-postgresql95-postgresql) RHSA-2018:2511 2018-08-20
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.

Mitigation

Upstream suggests the following mitigation can be used to protect against this security flaw:
https://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/A_Guide_to_CVE-2018-1058:_Protect_Your_Search_Path

External References

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