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CVE-2009-4136 Detail

Description

PostgreSQL 7.4.x before 7.4.27, 8.0.x before 8.0.23, 8.1.x before 8.1.19, 8.2.x before 8.2.15, 8.3.x before 8.3.9, and 8.4.x before 8.4.2 does not properly manage session-local state during execution of an index function by a database superuser, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via a table with crafted index functions, as demonstrated by functions that modify (1) search_path or (2) a prepared statement, a related issue to CVE-2007-6600 and CVE-2009-3230.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/15/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4136
Original release date:
12/15/2009
Last revised:
09/18/2017
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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/20/2010)

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0427.html This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0428.html This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0429.html and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0430.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00007.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:001
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=134124585221119&w=2 External Source HP SSRT100617
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0012 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0012
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:333 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:333
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-7-4-27.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-7-4-27.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-0-23.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-0-23.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-1-19.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-1-19.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-2-15.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-2-15.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-3-9.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-3-9.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-4-2.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-4-2.html
http://www.postgresql.org/support/security.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.postgresql.org/support/security.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0427.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0427
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0428.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0428
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0429.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0429
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/509917/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20100307 rPSA-2010-0012-1 postgresql postgresql-contrib postgresql-server
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37333 External Source BID 37333
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023326 External Source SECTRACK 1023326
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3519 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-3519
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1197 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-1197
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546321 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546321
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9358 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9358
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg01035.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-13363
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg01056.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-13381

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9358
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9358

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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