Bug 427127 - (CVE-2007-6600) CVE-2007-6600 PostgreSQL privilege escalation
CVE-2007-6600 PostgreSQL privilege escalation
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
source=redhat,reported=20071231,publi...
: Security
Depends On: 427134 427135 427136 427137 427138 427220 427221 427772 427773 427774
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Reported: 2007-12-31 21:23 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2010-10-22 17:27 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 8.2.6-1.fc8
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Last Closed: 2008-01-11 17:14:11 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2007-12-31 21:23:23 EST
Any logged-in database user who has the ability to create tables and functions
(which in most installations will be everybody) can acquire database superuser
privilege, which means he can make the server process do whatever he wants.
Comment 6 Tomas Hoger 2008-01-07 08:58:20 EST
Public now, lifting embargo:

http://www.postgresql.org/about/news.905
http://www.postgresql.org/support/security.html
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2008-01-11 17:13:54 EST
postgresql-8.2.6-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2008-01-11 17:24:20 EST
postgresql-8.2.6-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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