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Vulnerability in PostgreSQL before 9.1.23 9.2.x before 9.2.18 9.3.x before 9.3.14 9.4.x before 9.4.9 and 9.5.x before 9.5.4 (CVE-2016-5424)

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8207

PostgreSQL before 9.1.23 9.2.x before 9.2.18 9.3.x before 9.3.14 9.4.x before 9.4.9 and 9.5.x before 9.5.4 might allow remote authenticated users with the CREATEDB or CREATEROLE role to gain superuser privileges via a (1) " (double quote) (2) \ (backslash) (3) carriage return or (4) newline character in a (a) database or (b) role name that is mishandled during an administrative operation.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2016-5424
Product(s):
  • PostgreSQL