CVE-2019-3466

NameCVE-2019-3466
DescriptionThe pg_ctlcluster script in postgresql-common in versions prior to 210 didn't drop privileges when creating socket/statistics temporary directories, which could result in local privilege escalation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1994-1, DSA-4568-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
postgresql-common (PTS)jessie165+deb8u3vulnerable
jessie (security)165+deb8u4fixed
stretch181+deb9u2vulnerable
stretch (security)181+deb9u3fixed
buster200+deb10u2vulnerable
buster (security)200+deb10u3fixed
bullseye, sid210fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
postgresql-commonsource(unstable)210
postgresql-commonsourcebuster200+deb10u3DSA-4568-1
postgresql-commonsourcejessie165+deb8u4DLA-1994-1
postgresql-commonsourcestretch181+deb9u3DSA-4568-1

Notes

https://salsa.debian.org/postgresql/postgresql-common/commit/ec9d984b62ed79f61be97b786a9ff4381309979c
https://blog.mirch.io/2019/11/15/cve-2019-3466-debian-ubuntu-pg_ctlcluster-privilege-escalation/

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