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CVE-2017-12172

Description

PostgreSQL 10.x before 10.1, 9.6.x before 9.6.6, 9.5.x before 9.5.10, 9.4.x before 9.4.15, 9.3.x before 9.3.20, and 9.2.x before 9.2.24 runs under a non-root operating system account, and database superusers have effective ability to run arbitrary code under that system account. PostgreSQL provides a script for starting the database server during system boot. Packages of PostgreSQL for many operating systems provide their own, packager-authored startup implementations. Several implementations use a log file name that the database superuser can replace with a symbolic link. As root, they open(), chmod() and/or chown() this log file name. This often suffices for the database superuser to escalate to root privileges when root starts the server.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 6.7
Publish Date: Nov 22, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Nov 22, 2017

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Products Affected

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Fixed LIN10-2608
10.17.41.4 Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.4
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.5
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.6
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.7
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.8
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.9
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.10
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.11
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.12
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.13
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.14
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.15
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.16
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.17
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.18
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.20
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.21
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.22
Wind River Linux 9 Fixed LIN9-5863
9.0.0.13 Wind River Linux 9.0.0.13
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.14
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.15
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.16
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.17
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.18
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.19
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.20
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.21
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.22
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.23
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.24
Wind River Linux 9.0.0.25
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-8255
8.0.0.24 Wind River Linux 8.0.0.24
Wind River Linux 8.0.0.25
Wind River Linux 8.0.0.26
Wind River Linux 8.0.0.27
Wind River Linux 8.0.0.28
Wind River Linux 8.0.0.29
Wind River Linux 8.0.0.30
Wind River Linux 8.0.0.31
Wind River Linux 8.0.0.32
Wind River Linux 8.0.0.33
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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