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USN-5571-1: PostgreSQL vulnerability

USN-5571-1: PostgreSQL vulnerability




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04


Sven Klemm discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled extensions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code when extensions are created or updated. Update Instructions: Run `sudo ua fix USN-5571-1` to fix the vulnerability. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: postgresql-server-dev-10 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-pltcl-10 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libecpg6 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libpq-dev – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libpgtypes3 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-10 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-plperl-10 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libecpg-dev – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-plpython3-10 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libpq5 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-plpython-10 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-doc-10 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-client-10 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libecpg-compat3 – 10.22-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 No subscription required

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2022-2625.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • cflinuxfs3
    • All versions prior to 0.317.0
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions prior to 21.9.0


Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below. The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • cflinuxfs3
    • Upgrade all versions to 0.317.0 or greater
  • CF Deployment
    • Upgrade all versions to 21.9.0 or greater


2022-09-29: Initial vulnerability report published.

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