CVE-2020-25694 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in PostgreSQL versions before 13.1, before 12.5, before 11.10, before 10.15, before 9.6.20 and before 9.5.24. If a client application that creates additional database connections only reuses the basic connection parameters while dropping security-relevant parameters, an opportunity for a man-in-the-middle attack, or the ability to observe clear-text transmissions, could exist. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1894423 Issue Tracking 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/12/msg00005.html
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20201202-0003/
https://www.postgresql.org/support/security/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-757 Selection of Less-Secure Algorithm During Negotiation ('Algorithm Downgrade') Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-25694
NVD Published Date:
11/15/2020
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.