CVE-2016-1255

Priority
Medium
Description
The pg_ctlcluster script in postgresql-common package in Debian wheezy
before 134wheezy5, in Debian jessie before 165+deb8u2, in Debian unstable
before 178, in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS before 129ubuntu1.2, in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
before 154ubuntu1.1, in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS before 173ubuntu0.1, in Ubuntu
17.04 before 179ubuntu0.1, and in Ubuntu 17.10 before 184ubuntu1.1 allows
local users to gain root privileges via a symlink attack on a logfile in
/var/log/postgresql.
References
Package
Upstream:released (178)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (129ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (154ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (173ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):not-affected (179)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (184ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (184ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-postgresql/postgresql-common.git/commit/?id=c8989206ec360f19
More Information

Updated: 2017-12-15 20:34:49 UTC (commit 13913)