CVSS 3.1 Score 8.0 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 8, 2024


CVE-2024-2339 is a vulnerability found in PostgreSQL Anonymizer v1.2, which allows a user who owns a table to elevate their privileges to superuser. This can be achieved by defining a masking function for a column and inserting malicious code into that function. When privileged users apply the masking rules, the malicious code is executed, granting escalated privileges to the attacker. The vulnerability is resolved in version 1.3 of PostgreSQL Anonymizer. Organizations using PostgreSQL Anonymizer v1.2 should update to the latest version to remediate this vulnerability and prevent unauthorized privilege escalation. This vulnerability has a high severity rating and poses risks to confidentiality, integrity, and availability of an organization's data and systems.

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