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Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to bypass security restrictions and obtain sensitive information.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. A memory disclosure vulnerability in table partitioning can be exploited remotely to bypass security restrictions via purpose-crafted insert to a partitioned table;
  2. An unspecified vulnerability related to creating files in current working directory can be exploited to obtain sensitive information via reading or modifying file with database passwords.

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CVE list

  • CVE-2018-1053
  • CVE-2018-1052

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