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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-0766

PostgreSQL before 9.1.20, 9.2.x before 9.2.15, 9.3.x before 9.3.11, 9.4.x before 9.4.6, and 9.5.x before 9.5.1 does not properly restrict access to unspecified custom configuration settings (GUCS) for PL/Java, which allows attackers to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2016-02-17 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-0766

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 2
Postgresql Postgresql 23

- References For CVE-2016-0766
GENTOO GLSA-201701-33
BID 83184 PostgreSQL Integer Overflow and Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-01-23
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0531
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0539
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0555
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0578
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0677

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-0766

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