Once a quarter, PostgreSQL publishes minor releases containing vulnerabilities. Sometimes, such bugs make it possible to make an unprivileged user aRead full article →
local king superuser. To fix them, Postgres DBAs release patches simultaneously with the updates and sleep peacefully. However, many forks share a large codebase with PG and remain vulnerable! I reviewed the historical Postgres CVEs in search of interesting security holes and found plenty of exciting stuff there.