CVE-2014-0067 Detail

Current Description

The "make check" command for the test suites in PostgreSQL 9.3.3 and earlier does not properly invoke initdb to specify the authentication requirements for a database cluster to be used for the tests, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to this cluster.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00038.html
http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/20140220securityrelease Vendor Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2864
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2865
http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1506/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65721
https://support.apple.com/HT205219
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205031

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-0067
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2014
NVD Last Modified:
12/15/2017
Source:
MITRE