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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in PostgreSQL affect PowerKVM

Security Bulletin


Summary

PowerKVM is affected by vulnerabilities in PostgreSQL IBM has now addressed these vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-7486
DESCRIPTION:
PostgreSQL could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper implementation of pg_user_mappings access qualifications. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain foreign server passwords.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125926 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-7484
DESCRIPTION:
PostgreSQL could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper privilege checking before providing information from pg_statistic. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain potentially sensitive information from ostensibly restricted tables.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125924 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

Affected Products and Versions

PowerKVM 3.1

Remediation/Fixes

Customers can update PowerKVM systems by using "yum update".

Fix images are made available via Fix Central. For version 3.1, see https://ibm.biz/BdHggw. This issue is addressed starting with v3.1.0.2 update 10.

Workarounds and Mitigations

none

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References

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Change History

18 Septembert 2017 - Initial Version

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

isg3T1025764