Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1994-1 postgresql-common -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 14 Nov 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-3466.
- More information:
Rich Mirch discovered that the pg_ctlcluster script didn't drop privileges when creating socket/statistics temporary directories, which could result in local privilege escalation.
For the oldoldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 165+deb8u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-common packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS