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CVE-2017-14798 Detail

Current Description

A race condition in the postgresql init script could be used by attackers able to access the postgresql account to escalate their privileges to root.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  SUSE
Base Score: 7.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.suse.com/pipermail/sle-security-updates/2017-November/003420.html Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1062722 Issue Tracking
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45184/
https://www.suse.com/de-de/security/cve/CVE-2017-14798/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  
CWE-61 UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following SUSE  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:postgresql:postgresql
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Up to (excluding)
9.4-0.5.3.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11:sp3
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14798
NVD Published Date:
03/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019