postgresql-common vulnerability

2019-12-03T00:00:00
ID USN-4194-2
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2019-12-03T00:00:00

Description

USN-4194-1 fixed a vulnerability in postgresql-common. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Rich Mirch discovered that the postgresql-common pg_ctlcluster script incorrectly handled directory creation. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.