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postgresql -- privilege escalation vulnerability


John Heasman and others disovered that non-privileged users could use the LOAD extension to load arbitrary libraries into the postgres server process space. This could be used by non-privileged local users to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the postgresql server.



portaudit: postgresql -- privilege escalation vulnerability

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