Kaspersky ID:
KLA10790
Detect Date:
04/11/2016
Updated:
01/22/2024

Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to bypass security restrictions, obtain sensitive information or cause denial of service.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities

  1. An unknown vulnerability can be exploited via a specially designed index page to bypass security restrictions and obtain sensitive information or cause denial of service;
  2. An improper row-security status maintenance can be exploited via session manipulations to bypass security restrictions.

Technical details

Vulnerability (1) related to brin_page_type and brin_metapage_info functions in the pageinspect extension. This vulnerability can be exploited via a specially designed bytea value in a BRIN index page.

Vulnerability (2) related to maintenance of row-security status in cached plans. This vulnerability can be exploited via leveraging session that perform queries as more than one role.

Original advisories

Related products

CVE list

  • CVE-2016-2193
    warning
  • CVE-2016-3065
    critical

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