CVE-2017-7546

NameCVE-2017-7546
DescriptionPostgreSQL versions before 9.2.22, 9.3.18, 9.4.13, 9.5.8 and 9.6.4 are vulnerable to incorrect authentication flaw allowing remote attackers to gain access to database accounts with an empty password.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1051-1, DSA-3935-1, DSA-3936-1
NVD severityhigh (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
postgresql-9.1 (PTS)wheezy9.1.21-0+deb7u1vulnerable
wheezy (security)9.1.24lts2-0+deb7u1fixed
jessie9.1.22-0+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)9.1.16-0+deb8u1fixed
postgresql-9.4 (PTS)jessie9.4.12-0+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)9.4.13-0+deb8u1fixed
postgresql-9.6 (PTS)stretch (security), stretch9.6.4-0+deb9u1fixed
sid9.6.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
postgresql-8.4source(unstable)(unfixed)high
postgresql-8.4sourcewheezy(not affected)
postgresql-9.1source(unstable)(unfixed)high
postgresql-9.1sourcejessie(not affected)
postgresql-9.1sourcewheezy9.1.24lts2-0+deb7u1highDLA-1051-1
postgresql-9.4source(unstable)(unfixed)high
postgresql-9.4sourcejessie9.4.13-0+deb8u1highDSA-3935-1
postgresql-9.6source(unstable)9.6.4-1high
postgresql-9.6sourcestretch9.6.4-0+deb9u1highDSA-3936-1

Notes

[jessie] - postgresql-9.1 <not-affected> (postgresql-9.1 in jessie only provides PL/Perl)
[wheezy] - postgresql-8.4 <not-affected> (postgresql-8.4 in wheezy only provides PL/Perl)
https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1772/

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