Vertica Security Vulnerability Hotfixes

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Vertica Security Vulnerability Hotfixes

Post by JimKnicely » Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:08 pm

A critical security vulnerability has been found in Vertica. An unauthenticated entity with the ability to establish a connection to the client socket, can reset the password of a known user. Vertica has fixed this vulnerability in hotfixes, and strongly recommends upgrading your system as soon as possible. Download the appropriate hotfix and see the release notes from these locations (Version 6.1.x includes a text version of release notes, rather than an HTML version):

* 8.1.0-1

* 8.0.1-3

* 7.2.3-18

* 7.1.2-21

* 7.0.2-13

* 6.1.3-20

***NOTE*** If you are using a prior version to Vertica 6.1.3, please contact Vertica Technical Support.
Jim Knicely


Note: I work for Vertica. My views, opinions, and thoughts expressed here do not represent those of my employer.

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