Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4568-1 postgresql-common -- 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 oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 181+deb9u3.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 200+deb10u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-common packages.
For the detailed security status of postgresql-common please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/postgresql-common