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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-1720: Security patch for postgresql96 (ALAS-2020-1443)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-1720: Security patch for postgresql96 (ALAS-2020-1443)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
02/18/2020
Created
10/29/2020
Added
10/28/2020
Modified
10/28/2020

Description

A flaw was found in PostgreSQL's "ALTER ... DEPENDS ON EXTENSION", where sub-commands did not perform authorization checks. An authenticated attacker could use this flaw in certain configurations to perform drop objects such as function, triggers, et al., leading to database corruption. This issue affects PostgreSQL versions before 12.2, before 11.7, before 10.12 and before 9.6.17.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-postgresql96

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