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PostgreSQL Search Path Security Definer Function Vulnerability

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PostgreSQL Search Path Security Definer Function Vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/24/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/03/2007
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in PostgreSQL before 7.3.19, 7.4.x before 7.4.17, 8.0.x before 8.0.13, 8.1.x before 8.1.9, and 8.2.x before 8.2.4 allows remote authenticated users, when permitted to call a SECURITY DEFINER function, to gain the privileges of the function owner, related to "search_path settings."

Solution(s)

  • postgres-upgrade-7_3_19
  • postgres-upgrade-7_4_17
  • postgres-upgrade-8_0_13
  • postgres-upgrade-8_1_9
  • postgres-upgrade-8_2_4

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