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PostgreSQL logrotate Vulnerability - May18 (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

PostgreSQL is vulnerable in the adminpack extension, the pg_catalog.pg_logfile_rotate() function doesn't follow the same ACLs than pg_rorate_logfile. If the adminpack is added to a database, an attacker able to connect to it could exploit this to force log rotation.

Affected Software

Affected Software

PostgreSQL version 9.3.x, 9.4.x, 9.5.x, 9.6.x and 10.x.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 10.4, 9.6.9, 9.5.13, 9.4.18, 9.3.23 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)