Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2009-3230 First vendor Publication 2009-09-17
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2010-08-21

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 8 Authentication Requires single instance
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Detail

The core server component in PostgreSQL 8.4 before 8.4.1, 8.3 before 8.3.8, 8.2 before 8.2.14, 8.1 before 8.1.18, 8.0 before 8.0.22, and 7.4 before 7.4.26 does not use the appropriate privileges for the (1) RESET ROLE and (2) RESET SESSION AUTHORIZATION operations, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges. NOTE: this is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-6600.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3230

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

idName
CAPEC-1Accessing Functionality Not Properly Constrained by ACLs
CAPEC-13Subverting Environment Variable Values
CAPEC-17Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
CAPEC-39Manipulating Opaque Client-based Data Tokens
CAPEC-45Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
CAPEC-51Poison Web Service Registry
CAPEC-59Session Credential Falsification through Prediction
CAPEC-60Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
CAPEC-76Manipulating Input to File System Calls
CAPEC-77Manipulating User-Controlled Variables
CAPEC-87Forceful Browsing
CAPEC-104Cross Zone Scripting

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-285Improper Access Control (Authorization)
CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10166
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10166
Title: The core server component in PostgreSQL 8.4 before 8.4.1, 8.3 before 8.3.8, 8.2 before 8.2.14, 8.1 before 8.1.18, 8.0 before 8.0.22, and 7.4 before 7.4.26 does not use the appropriate privileges for the (1) RESET ROLE and (2) RESET SESSION AUTHORIZATION operations, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges. NOTE: this is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-6600.
Description: The core server component in PostgreSQL 8.4 before 8.4.1, 8.3 before 8.3.8, 8.2 before 8.2.14, 8.1 before 8.1.18, 8.0 before 8.0.22, and 7.4 before 7.4.26 does not use the appropriate privileges for the (1) RESET ROLE and (2) RESET SESSION AUTHORIZATION operations, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges. NOTE: this is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-6600.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-3230
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
CentOS Linux 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
CentOS Linux 4
Oracle Linux 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22642
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22642
Title: ELSA-2009:1484: postgresql security update (Moderate)
Description: The core server component in PostgreSQL 8.4 before 8.4.1, 8.3 before 8.3.8, 8.2 before 8.2.14, 8.1 before 8.1.18, 8.0 before 8.0.22, and 7.4 before 7.4.26 does not use the appropriate privileges for the (1) RESET ROLE and (2) RESET SESSION AUTHORIZATION operations, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges. NOTE: this is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-6600.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2009:1484-01
CVE-2009-0922
CVE-2009-3230
Version: 13
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): postgresql
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application87

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-02-12Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 201110-22 (postgresql-server postgresql-base)
File : nvt/glsa_201110_22.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for postgresql CESA-2009:1484 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_1484_postgresql_centos4_i386.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for postgresql CESA-2009:1484 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_1484_postgresql_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for rh-postgresql CESA-2009:1485 centos3 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_1485_rh-postgresql_centos3_i386.nasl
2009-12-30Name : FreeBSD Ports: postgresql-client, postgresql-server
File : nvt/freebsd_postgresql-client.nasl
2009-12-14Name : Mandriva Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:251-1 (postgresql8.2)
File : nvt/mdksa_2009_251_1.nasl
2009-10-27Name : SuSE Security Summary SUSE-SR:2009:017
File : nvt/suse_sr_2009_017.nasl
2009-10-19Name : SuSE Security Summary SUSE-SR:2009:016
File : nvt/suse_sr_2009_016.nasl
2009-10-13Name : CentOS Security Advisory CESA-2009:1484 (postgresql)
File : nvt/ovcesa2009_1484.nasl
2009-10-13Name : CentOS Security Advisory CESA-2009:1485 (postgresql)
File : nvt/ovcesa2009_1485.nasl
2009-10-13Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1484
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_1484.nasl
2009-10-13Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1485
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_1485.nasl
2009-10-13Name : SLES10: Security update for PostgreSQL
File : nvt/sles10_postgresql0.nasl
2009-10-11Name : SLES11: Security update for PostgreSQL
File : nvt/sles11_postgresql0.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for PostgreSQL
File : nvt/sles9p5059340.nasl
2009-10-06Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1900-1 (postgresql-7.4, postgresql-8.1, postgres...
File : nvt/deb_1900_1.nasl
2009-10-01Name : PostgreSQL Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
File : nvt/postgreSQL_multiple_security_vulnerabilities.nasl
2009-09-28Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1461
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_1461.nasl
2009-09-28Name : Ubuntu USN-834-1 (postgresql-8.3)
File : nvt/ubuntu_834_1.nasl
2009-08-17Name : Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:176 (git)
File : nvt/mdksa_2009_176.nasl
2009-08-17Name : Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:177 (ruby)
File : nvt/mdksa_2009_177.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
57901PostgreSQL RESET SESSION AUTHORIZATION Remote Privilege Escalation

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-1484.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-1485.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20091007_postgresql_on_SL3_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-10-25Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201110-22.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-11Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_postgresql-6535.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-24Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1900.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-06Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2009-1484.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-12-17Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_e7bc5600eaa011debd9c00215c6a37bb.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-12-16Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2009-333.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-08Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-1484.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-08Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-1485.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-08Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2009-1485.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-06Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_postgresql-6502.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-02Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2009-251.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-29Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_1_postgresql-090917.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-29Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_postgresql-090917.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-28Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_postgresql-6500.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-28Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12509.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-28Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_postgresql-090917.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-22Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-834-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-14Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2009-9473.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-14Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2009-9474.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-06-28Name : The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 138826-12
File : solaris10_138826.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-06-28Name : The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 138827-12
File : solaris10_x86_138827.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-02-05Name : The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 136998-10
File : solaris10_136998.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-02-05Name : The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 136999-10
File : solaris10_x86_136999.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-03-18Name : The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 123591-12
File : solaris10_x86_123591.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-03-18Name : The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 123590-12
File : solaris10_123590.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36314
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/509917/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0012
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/release-8-3-8.html
http://www.postgresql.org/support/security.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522085
DEBIAN http://www.us.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1900
FEDORA https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-September/msg003...
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-September/msg003...
MLIST http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-www/2009-09/msg00024.php
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/36660
http://secunia.com/advisories/36695
http://secunia.com/advisories/36727
http://secunia.com/advisories/36800
http://secunia.com/advisories/36837
SUNALERT http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-270408-1
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00004.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-834-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2602

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