This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on he system.
The vulnerability exists due to Windows installer runs executables from uncontrolled directories. A local user can trick the victim to install PostgreSQL from a directory that contains a malicious files and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.
Note, this vulnerability affects Windows installer only.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
PostgreSQL: 9.0.0 - 12.2Fixed software versions
Q & A
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