CVE-2017-12172

Public on 2017-12-05
Modified on 2017-12-06
Description
Privilege escalation flaws were found in the initialization scripts of PostgreSQL. An attacker with access to the postgres user account could use these flaws to obtain root access on the server machine.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql92 2017-12-05 22:19 ALAS-2017-931
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql94 2017-12-05 22:19 ALAS-2017-931
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql93 2017-12-05 22:19 ALAS-2017-931
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql95 2017-12-05 22:18 ALAS-2017-930
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql96 2017-12-05 22:18 ALAS-2017-930

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.2 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 6.7 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H