CVE-2017-7546 Detail

Current Description

PostgreSQL versions before 9.2.22, 9.3.18, 9.4.13, 9.5.8 and 9.6.4 are vulnerable to incorrect authentication flaw allowing remote attackers to gain access to database accounts with an empty password.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3935 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3936 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100278 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039142 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2677 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2678 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2728 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2860 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-06 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1772/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7546
NVD Published Date:
08/16/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.