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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2138

Original release date: 04/24/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Untrusted search path vulnerability in PostgreSQL before 7.3.19, 7.4.x before 7.4.17, 8.0.x before 8.0.13, 8.1.x before 8.1.9, and 8.2.x before 8.2.4 allows remote authenticated users, when permitted to call a SECURITY DEFINER function, to gain the privileges of the function owner, related to "search_path settings."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25334
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25019
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: postgresql-searchpath-privilege-escalation(33842)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-190.htm
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1309
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0337
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25005
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/about/news.791
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017974
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25037
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200705-12
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0336
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1292
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25717
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25058
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-454-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/support/security.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0015
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25184
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102894
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25238
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24999
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24989
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1311
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25725
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:094
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10090
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1549
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1497
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25720
External Source: BID
Name: 23618

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10090
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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