Executive Summary

Summary
TitlePostgreSQL: SQL injection
Informations
NameGLSA-201811-24First vendor Publication2018-11-30
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2018-11-30
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base ScoreN/AAttack RangeN/A
Cvss Impact ScoreN/AAttack ComplexityN/A
Cvss Expoit ScoreN/AAuthenticationN/A
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Detail

Synopsis

A SQL injection in PostgreSQL may allow attackers to execute arbitrary SQL statements.

Background

PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database management system.

Description

A vulnerability was discovered in PostgreSQL's pg_upgrade and pg_dump.

Impact

An attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted trigger definition, can execute arbitrary SQL statements with superuser privileges.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All PostgreSQL 9.3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-9.3.25"

All PostgreSQL 9.4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-9.4.20"

All PostgreSQL 9.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-9.5.15"

All PostgreSQL 9.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-9.6.11"

All PostgreSQL 10.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-10.6"

All PostgreSQL 11.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-11.1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-16850 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16850

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-24

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201811-24.xml

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2018-12-03Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201811-24.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-09Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_1c27a706e3aa11e8b77a6cc21735f730.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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DateInformations
2018-11-30 13:18:50
  • First insertion