CVE-2017-7546

Public on 2017-08-31
Modified on 2017-10-10
Description
It was found that authenticating to a PostgreSQL database account with an empty password was possible despite libpq's refusal to send an empty password. A remote attacker could potentially use this flaw to gain access to database accounts with empty passwords.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.6
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql93 2017-08-31 16:20 ALAS-2017-884
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql92 2017-08-31 16:20 ALAS-2017-884
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql94 2017-08-31 16:22 ALAS-2017-885
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql95 2017-08-31 16:22 ALAS-2017-885
Amazon Linux 1 postgresql96 2017-10-06 16:51 ALAS-2017-908

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.6 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 7.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H