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CVE-2016-5424

Published: 11 August 2016

PostgreSQL before 9.1.23, 9.2.x before 9.2.18, 9.3.x before 9.3.14, 9.4.x before 9.4.9, and 9.5.x before 9.5.4 might allow remote authenticated users with the CREATEDB or CREATEROLE role to gain superuser privileges via a (1) " (double quote), (2) \ (backslash), (3) carriage return, or (4) newline character in a (a) database or (b) role name that is mishandled during an administrative operation.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.1

Status

Package Release Status
postgresql-8.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist
(precise was needs-triage)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

postgresql-9.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise
Released (9.1.23-0ubuntu0.12.04)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [9.1.23-0ubuntu0.14.04])
upstream
Released (9.1.23)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

postgresql-9.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (9.3.14-0ubuntu0.14.04)
upstream
Released (9.3.14)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

postgresql-9.5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (9.5.4)
xenial
Released (9.5.4-0ubuntu0.16.04)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(9.5.4-1)
zesty Does not exist

Patches:
upstream: https://git.postgresql.org/gitweb/?p=postgresql.git;a=commitdiff;h=fcd15f13581f6d75c63d213220d5a94889206c1b