Vigil@nce - Debian: privilege escalation via postgresql-common pg_ctlcluster Directory Creation
January 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, Ubuntu.
Consequences: privileged access/rights.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 15/11/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass restrictions via postgresql-common pg_ctlcluster Directory Creation of Debian, in order to escalate his privileges.
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