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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      Last Modified:  02/14/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0553
Original release date:
02/14/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-announce/2006-02/msg00008.php External Source MLIST [pgsql-announce] 20060214 Minor Releases 7.3 thru 8.1 Available to Fix Security Issue
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015636 External Source SECTRACK 1015636
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/567452 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#567452
http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2006.004-postgresql.html Vendor Advisory External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.004
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/static/release.html#RELEASE-8-1-3 External Source CONFIRM http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/static/release.html#RELEASE-8-1-3
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/425037/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060215 PostgreSQL security releases 8.1.3, 8.0.7, 7.4.12, 7.3.14
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16649 External Source BID 16649
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0605 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0605
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24718 External Source XF postgresql-setrole-privilege-elevation(24718)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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