CVE-2018-1115

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-05-10
CWE:
CWE-284
Bugzilla:
1573276: CVE-2018-1115 postgresql: Too-permissive access control list on function pg_logfile_rotate()
It was found that pg_catalog.pg_logfile_rotate(), from the adminpack extension, did not follow the same ACLs than pg_rorate_logfile. If the adminpack is added to a database, an attacker able to connect to it could use this flaw to force log rotation.

Find out more about CVE-2018-1115 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not appear to affect the versions of postgresql as shipped with Red Hat Satellite version 5, CloudForms version 4, Red Hat Single Sign-On 7, and Fuse Service Works 6.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.2
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
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-postgresql10-postgresql) RHSA-2018:2565 2018-08-27
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-postgresql96-postgresql) RHSA-2018:2566 2018-08-27
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 Stephen Frost as the original reporter.
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