PostgreSQL SECURITY DEFINER Functions Local Privilege Escalation
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3973
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a local 'privilege escalation' flaw.
DescriptionThe remote host is running PostgreSQL, an open source relational database. This version is vulnerable to a local 'privilege escalation' flaw. By accessing temporary objects, a local user can escalate privileges. Successful exploitation would allow the local user to gain access elevated access to PostgreSQL data.
SolutionUpgrade to version 7.3.19, 7.4.17, 8.0.13, 8.1.9, 8.2.4 or higher.