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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2138

Untrusted search path vulnerability in PostgreSQL before 7.3.19, 7.4.x before 7.4.17, 8.0.x before 8.0.13, 8.1.x before 8.1.9, and 8.2.x before 8.2.4 allows remote authenticated users, when permitted to call a SECURITY DEFINER function, to gain the privileges of the function owner, related to "search_path settings."
Publish Date : 2007-04-24 Last Update Date : 2010-11-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-04-19 2007-04-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1309-1 postgresql-8.1 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20469 unix
DSA-1311-1 postgresql-7.4 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20481 unix
ELSA-2007:0336: postgresql security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21808 unix
RHSA-2007:0336: postgresql security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070336 unix
Untrusted search path vulnerability in PostgreSQL before 7.3.19, 7.4.x before 7.4.17, 8.0.x before 8.0.13, 8.1.x before ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10090 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-2138

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.3.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Postgresql Postgresql 7.4.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Postgresql Postgresql 5

- References For CVE-2007-2138

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0336.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0336
http://secunia.com/advisories/24989
SECUNIA 24989
http://secunia.com/advisories/24999
SECUNIA 24999
http://secunia.com/advisories/25005
SECUNIA 25005
http://secunia.com/advisories/25037
SECUNIA 25037
http://secunia.com/advisories/25058
SECUNIA 25058
http://secunia.com/advisories/25184
SECUNIA 25184
http://secunia.com/advisories/25238
SECUNIA 25238
http://secunia.com/advisories/25334
SECUNIA 25334
http://secunia.com/advisories/25717
SECUNIA 25717
http://secunia.com/advisories/25720
SECUNIA 25720
http://secunia.com/advisories/25725
SECUNIA 25725
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200705-12.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200705-12
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102894-1
SUNALERT 102894
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1311
DEBIAN DSA-1311
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1309
DEBIAN DSA-1309
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-190.htm CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1497
VUPEN ADV-2007-1497
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1549
VUPEN ADV-2007-1549
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:094
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:094
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017974
SECTRACK 1017974
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23618
BID 23618 PostgreSQL SECURITY DEFINER Function Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-18
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0337.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0337
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0015/
TRUSTIX 2007-0015
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/33842
XF postgresql-searchpath-privilege-escalation(33842)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-454-1
UBUNTU USN-454-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/25019
SECUNIA 25019
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1292 CONFIRM
http://www.postgresql.org/about/news.791 CONFIRM
http://www.postgresql.org/support/security.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2138

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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