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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-0067

The "make check" command for the test suites in PostgreSQL 9.3.3 and earlier does not properly invoke initdb to specify the authentication requirements for a database cluster to be used for the tests, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to this cluster.
Publish Date : 2014-03-31 Last Update Date : 2017-12-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2864-1 postgresql-8.4 - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24336 unix
DSA-2865-1 postgresql-9.1 - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23790 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0461-1 -- Security update for PostgreSQL 9.1 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25578 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-0067

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.10.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 5.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Postgresql Postgresql * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Postgresql Postgresql 8.4.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.0.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.1.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Postgresql Postgresql 9.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Mac Os X Server 1
Postgresql Postgresql 57

- References For CVE-2014-0067

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65721
BID 65721 PostgreSQL 'make check' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2015-08-18
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00038.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0368
https://support.apple.com/HT205219 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0345
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205031 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-08-13-2
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2865
DEBIAN DSA-2865
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-09-16-4
http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1506/ CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2864
DEBIAN DSA-2864
http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/20140220securityrelease CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-0067

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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