Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 update for postgresql



Published: 2021-06-14
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-32027
CWE ID CWE-190
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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postgresql (Red Hat package)
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
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Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Integer overflow

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-32027

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow when processing certain SQL array values during array subscribing calculation. An authenticated database user can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system and can be exploited by a remote unauthenticated attacker via SQL injection vulnerability in the frontend application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

postgresql (Red Hat package): 9.2.24-6.el7_9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7

CPE External links

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:2397

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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