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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5424: Security patch for postgresql92,postgresql93,postgresql94 (ALAS-2016-747)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5424: Security patch for postgresql92,postgresql93,postgresql94 (ALAS-2016-747)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/15/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/16/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

PostgreSQL before 9.1.23, 9.2.x before 9.2.18, 9.3.x before 9.3.14, 9.4.x before 9.4.9, and 9.5.x before 9.5.4 might allow remote authenticated users with the CREATEDB or CREATEROLE role to gain superuser privileges via a (1) " (double quote), (2) \ (backslash), (3) carriage return, or (4) newline character in a (a) database or (b) role name that is mishandled during an administrative operation.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql92
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql93
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql94

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql92
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql93
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql94

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