Vulnerability identifier: #VU63126
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote user to bypass implemented security restrictions.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrectly imposed security restrictions in Autovacuum, REINDEX, CREATE INDEX, REFRESH MATERIALIZED VIEW, CLUSTER, and pg_amcheck. A remote authenticated user with permission to create non-temp objects can execute arbitrary SQL functions under a superuser identity and escalate privileges within the application.
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Vulnerable software versions
PostgreSQL: 14.0 - 14.2, 13.0 - 13.6, 12 - 12.10, 11.0 - 11.15, 10.0 - 10.20
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?