Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Centos Linux: CVE-2017-15097: Moderate: postgresql security update (CESA-2017:3402)

Back to Search

Centos Linux: CVE-2017-15097: Moderate: postgresql security update (CESA-2017:3402)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/08/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2017
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

Privilege escalation flaws were found in the Red Hat initialization scripts of PostgreSQL. An attacker with access to the postgres user account could use these flaws to obtain root access on the server machine.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-postgresql
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-contrib
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-debuginfo
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-devel
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-docs
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-libs
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-plperl
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-plpython
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-pltcl
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-server
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-static
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-test
  • centos-upgrade-postgresql-upgrade

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;