#VU69545 Incorrect default permissions in Postgresql JDBC Driver

Published: 2022-11-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU69545

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41946


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Postgresql JDBC Driver
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: PostgreSQL Global Development Group


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to application stores files with sensitive information in system's temporary directory. A local user can read the files and gain access to sensitive information.

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Vulnerable software versions

Postgresql JDBC Driver: 42.2.0 - 42.2.26, 42.3.0 - 42.3.7, 42.4.0 - 42.4.2, 42.5.0

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

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