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vulnerability announce CVE-2018-1053

PostgreSQL: password disclosure via pg_upgrade

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Impacted products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, PostgreSQL, RHEL, Ubuntu, WindRiver Linux.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: data reading.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 08/02/2018.
Identifiers: CVE-2018-1053, DLA-1271-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0523-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0529-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0688-1, RHSA-2018:2511-01, RHSA-2018:2566-01, USN-3564-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25242.

Description of the vulnerability

The tool "pg_upgrade" creates world readable temporary files including passwords.
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