Debian: DSA-4568-1: postgresql-common security update

    Date 14 Nov 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4568-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    November 14, 2019                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : postgresql-common
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-3466
    
    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
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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