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PostgreSQL 'make check' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability July14 (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with PostgreSQL and is prone to local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Flaw is due to an error when creating a PostgreSQL database cluster during 'make check'.

Affected Software

Affected Software

PostgreSQL version 9.3.3 and earlier

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 9.3.6, 9.4.1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)