Vigil@nce - PostgreSQL: SQL injection via pg_upgrade/pg_dump
January 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can use a SQL injection via pg_upgrade/pg_dump of PostgreSQL, in order to read or alter data. Impacted products: Unisphere EMC, openSUSE Leap, PostgreSQL, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Consequences: data reading, data creation/edition, data deletion.
Provenance: internet client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 08/11/2018.
Revision date: 09/11/2018.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
The PostgreSQL product uses a database.
However, user’s data are directly inserted in a SQL query.
An attacker can therefore use a SQL injection via pg_upgrade/pg_dump of PostgreSQL, in order to read or alter data.
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