CVE-ID

CVE-2017-8806

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The Debian pg_ctlcluster, pg_createcluster, and pg_upgradecluster scripts, as distributed in the Debian postgresql-common package before 181+deb9u1 for PostgreSQL (and other packages related to Debian and Ubuntu), handled symbolic links insecurely, which could result in local denial of service by overwriting arbitrary files.
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Assigning CNA
Debian GNU/Linux
Date Entry Created
20170507 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20170507)
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Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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