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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-8806): postgresql-common vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-8806): postgresql-common vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/09/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/10/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The Debian pg_ctlcluster, pg_createcluster, and pg_upgradecluster scripts, as distributed in the Debian postgresql-common package before 181+deb9u1 for PostgreSQL (and other packages related to Debian and Ubuntu), handled symbolic links insecurely, which could result in local denial of service by overwriting arbitrary files.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-postgresql-common

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