CVE-2009-3230

NameCVE-2009-3230
DescriptionThe core server component in PostgreSQL 8.4 before 8.4.1, 8.3 before 8.3.8, 8.2 before 8.2.14, 8.1 before 8.1.18, 8.0 before 8.0.22, and 7.4 before 7.4.26 does not use the appropriate privileges for the (1) RESET ROLE and (2) RESET SESSION AUTHORIZATION operations, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges. NOTE: this is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-6600.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1900-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
postgresql-8.4 (PTS)wheezy8.4.22-0+deb7u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
postgresql-7.4source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
postgresql-7.4sourceetch1:7.4.26-0etch1mediumDSA-1900-1
postgresql-8.1source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
postgresql-8.1sourceetch8.1.18-0etch1mediumDSA-1900-1
postgresql-8.3source(unstable)8.3.8-1medium
postgresql-8.3sourcelenny8.3.8-0lenny1mediumDSA-1900-1
postgresql-8.4source(unstable)8.4.1-1medium

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