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CVE-2018-10915 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability was found in libpq, the default PostgreSQL client library where libpq failed to properly reset its internal state between connections. If an affected version of libpq was used with "host" or "hostaddr" connection parameters from untrusted input, attackers could bypass client-side connection security features, obtain access to higher privileged connections or potentially cause other impact through SQL injection, by causing the PQescape() functions to malfunction. Postgresql versions before 10.5, 9.6.10, 9.5.14, 9.4.19, and 9.3.24 are affected.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 8.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105054 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041446 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2511 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2557 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2565 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2566 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2643 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2721 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2729 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3816
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-10915 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00012.html Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-08
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3744-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4269 Third Party Advisory
https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1878/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-89 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  
CWE-665 Improper Initialization Red Hat, Inc.  
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:openstack:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:openstack:13.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:virtualization:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
9.3.0
Up to (excluding)
9.3.24
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
9.4.0
Up to (excluding)
9.4.19
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
9.5.0
Up to (excluding)
9.5.14
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
9.6.0
Up to (excluding)
9.6.10
 cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
10.0
Up to (excluding)
10.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10915
NVD Published Date:
08/09/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019