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PostgreSQL: CVE-2021-32029: Memory disclosure in partitioned-table UPDATE ... RETURNING

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PostgreSQL: CVE-2021-32029: Memory disclosure in partitioned-table UPDATE ... RETURNING

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/14/2021
Created
05/15/2021
Added
05/14/2021
Modified
11/26/2021

Description

A flaw was found in postgresql. Using an UPDATE ... RETURNING command on a purpose-crafted table, an authenticated database user could read arbitrary bytes of server memory. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality.

Solution(s)

  • postgres-upgrade-11_12
  • postgres-upgrade-12_7
  • postgres-upgrade-13_3

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