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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-5424: PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-5424: PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/09/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-db-postgresql

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