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Category:   Application (Database)  >   PostgreSQL Vendors:   postgresql.org
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) PostgreSQL Bugs Let Remote Authenticated Users Access Systems and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information from System Memory
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041502
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041502
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-10915, CVE-2018-10925   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 16 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in PostgreSQL. A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system. A remote authenticated user can gain access to the target system.

A remote authenticated user can exploit a flaw in 'libpq' to gain access to other systems without authenticating to those systems [CVE-2018-10915].

Andrew Krasichkov reported this vulnerability.

A remote authenticated user that can issue a 'CREATE TABLE' command can execute a specially crafted 'upsert' command to read arbitrary portions of system memory [CVE-2018-10925].

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information from system memory.

A remote authenticated user can gain access to the target system.

Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3744-1

Vendor URL:  usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3744-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Aug 14 2018 PostgreSQL Bugs Let Remote Authenticated Users Access Systems and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information from System Memory



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