An issue was discovered in PostgreSQL 12.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service via repeatedly sending SIGHUP signals. NOTE: this is disputed by the vendor because untrusted users cannot send SIGHUP signals; they can only be sent by a PostgreSQL superuser, a user with pg_reload_conf access, or a user with sufficient privileges at the OS level (the postgres account or the root account).
Published 2023-08-22 19:16:13
Updated 2024-05-17 01:45:12
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-21469

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 5 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-21469

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.4
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
0.8
3.6
NIST 2024-02-08
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-21469

References for CVE-2020-21469

Products affected by CVE-2020-21469

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