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CVE-2006-0553 Detail

Description

PostgreSQL 8.1.0 through 8.1.2 allows authenticated database users to gain additional privileges via "knowledge of the backend protocol" using a crafted SET ROLE to other database users, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-0678.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/14/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This issue did not affect the versions of PostgreSQL as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-announce/2006-02/msg00008.php
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015636
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/567452 US Government Resource
http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2006.004-postgresql.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/static/release.html#RELEASE-8-1-3
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425037/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16649
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0605
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24718

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0553
NVD Published Date:
02/14/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018