CVE-2009-4136

MEDIUM

Description

PostgreSQL 7.4.x before 7.4.27, 8.0.x before 8.0.23, 8.1.x before 8.1.19, 8.2.x before 8.2.15, 8.3.x before 8.3.9, and 8.4.x before 8.4.2 does not properly manage session-local state during execution of an index function by a database superuser, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via a table with crafted index functions, as demonstrated by functions that modify (1) search_path or (2) a prepared statement, a related issue to CVE-2007-6600 and CVE-2009-3230.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00007.html

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=134124585221119&w=2

http://osvdb.org/61039

http://secunia.com/advisories/37663

http://secunia.com/advisories/39820

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0012

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:333

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-7-4-27.html

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-0-23.html

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-1-19.html

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-2-15.html

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-3-9.html

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-4-2.html

http://www.postgresql.org/support/security.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0427.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0428.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0429.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/509917/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37333

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023326

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3519

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1197

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546321

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9358

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg01035.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg01056.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-12-15

Updated: 2018-10-10

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM