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USN-5440-1: PostgreSQL vulnerability




VMware Tanzu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04


Alexander Lakhin discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled the security restricted operation sandbox when a privileged user is maintaining another user's objects. An attacker having permission to create non-temp objects can use this issue to execute arbitrary commands as the superuser. Update Instructions: Run `sudo ua fix USN-5440-1` to fix the vulnerability. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: postgresql-server-dev-10 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-10 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libecpg6 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libpq5 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libpgtypes3 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-pltcl-10 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-plperl-10 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libecpg-dev - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-plpython3-10 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libpq-dev - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-plpython-10 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-doc-10 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 postgresql-client-10 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 libecpg-compat3 - 10.21-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 No subscription required

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2022-1552

Affected VMware Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Isolation Segment
    • 2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.45
    • 2.10.x versions prior to 2.10.25
    • 2.11.x versions prior to 2.11.14
    • 2.12.x versions prior to 2.12.10
  • VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs
    • 2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.50
    • 2.10.x versions prior to 2.10.32
    • 2.11.x versions prior to 2.11.20
    • 2.12.x versions prior to 2.12.15
    • 2.13.x versions prior to 2.13.5


Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigation below. On the Tanzu Network product page for each release, check the Depends On section and/or Release Notes for this information. Releases that have fixed this issue include:

  • Isolation Segment
    • 2.7.45
    • 2.10.25
    • 2.11.14
    • 2.12.10
  • VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs
    • 2.7.50
    • 2.10.32
    • 2.11.20
    • 2.12.15
    • 2.13.5



2022-12-08: Initial vulnerability report published.