Vigil@nce: PostgreSQL, several vulnerabilities
September 2008 by Vigil@nce
A local attacker can create a denial of service or elevate his privileges via PostgreSQL.
Consequences: user access/rights, denial of service of service
Provenance: user account
Means of attack: no proof of concept, no attack
Ability of attacker: expert (4/4)
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5)
Diffusion of the vulnerable configuration: high (3/3)
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 3
Creation date: 22/09/2008
Several vulnerabilities impact PostgreSQL.
When a view contains UNION ALL, its permissions are not checked. [grav:2/4]
An attacker can generate memory leaks by using XML operations. [grav:1/4]
An attacker can generate integer overflows during date or unit conversions. [grav:1/4]