PostgreSQL 8.3 < 8.3.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 63355
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The remote database server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of PostgreSQL installed on the remote host is 8.3.x prior to 8.3.18, and is, therefore, potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Permissions on a function called by a trigger are not properly checked. (CVE-2012-0866)
- Line breaks in object names can be exploited to execute arbitrary SQL commands when reloading a pg_dump file.


Upgrade to PostgreSQL 8.3.18 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63355

File Name: postgresql_8318.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Family: Databases

Published: 12/28/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: postgresql_version.nbin

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/27/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/27/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0866, CVE-2012-0868

BID: 52188