This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-426 - Untrusted Search Path
Exploit availability: NoDescription
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: 12.0 - 12.2, 11.0 - 11.7, 10.0 - 10.12, 9.6.0 - 9.6.17, 9.5.0 - 9.5.21, 9.4.0 - 9.4.26, 9.3.0 - 9.3.25, 9.2.0 - 9.2.24, 9.1.0 - 9.1.24, 9.0.0 - 9.0.23
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?