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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3230

Original release date: 09/17/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:017
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10166
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1900
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522085
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36695
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-9473
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2602
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [pgsql-www] 20090909 Re: Incorrect CVE reference on security page
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/support/security.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:016
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/release-8-3-8.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-834-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36800
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-9474
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 270408
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36837
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36660
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36727
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0012
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100307 rPSA-2010-0012-1 postgresql postgresql-contrib postgresql-server
External Source: BID
Name: 36314

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10166
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.6
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.3.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.6
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.8
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.9
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.10
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.13
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.12
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.2.11
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.6
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.8
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.9
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.10
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.11
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.12
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.13
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.14
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.15
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.1.16
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.6
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.8
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.9
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.10
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.11
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.12
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.13
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.14
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.15
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.16
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.17
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.18
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.19
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.20
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:8.0.21
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.1
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.10
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.11
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.12
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.13
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.14
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.15
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.16
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.17
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.18
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.2
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.24
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.3
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.4
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.5
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.6
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.7
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.8
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.19
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.20
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.21
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.22
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.23
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.25
* cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql:7.4.9
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Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)