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Alpine Linux: CVE-2023-5870: Vulnerability in Multiple Components

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2023-5870: Vulnerability in Multiple Components

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:M/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/10/2023
Created
04/09/2024
Added
03/26/2024
Modified
04/09/2024

Description

A flaw was found in PostgreSQL involving the pg_cancel_backend role that signals background workers, including the logical replication launcher, autovacuum workers, and the autovacuum launcher. Successful exploitation requires a non-core extension with a less-resilient background worker and would affect that specific background worker only. This issue may allow a remote high privileged user to launch a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-postgresql14

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