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GLSA-201810-08 : PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201810-08 (PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities) Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PostgreSQL. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details. In addition it was discovered that Gentoo’s PostgreSQL installation suffered from a privilege escalation vulnerability due to a runscript which called OpenRC’s checkpath() on a user controlled path and allowed user running PostgreSQL to kill arbitrary processes via PID file manipulation. Impact : A remote attacker could bypass certain client-side connection security features, read arbitrary server memory or alter certain data. In addition, a local attacker could gain privileges or cause a Denial of Service condition by killing arbitrary processes. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.


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