CVE-2020-25696 Detail

Description

A flaw was found in the psql interactive terminal of PostgreSQL in versions before 13.1, before 12.5, before 11.10, before 10.15, before 9.6.20 and before 9.5.24. If an interactive psql session uses \gset when querying a compromised server, the attacker can execute arbitrary code as the operating system account running psql. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1894430
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/12/msg00005.html
https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/postgresql-131-125-1110-1015-9620-and-9524-released-2111/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-183 Permissive List of Allowed Inputs Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  
CWE-270 Privilege Context Switching Error Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-25696
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2020
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.