GLSA-201110-22 : PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-22
(PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PostgreSQL. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote authenticated attacker could send a specially crafted SQL query
to a PostgreSQL server with the 'intarray' module enabled, possibly
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
PostgreSQL server process, or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore,
a remote authenticated attacker could execute arbitrary Perl code, cause
a Denial of Service condition via different vectors, bypass LDAP
authentication, bypass X.509 certificate validation, gain database
privileges, exploit weak blowfish encryption and possibly cause other
unspecified impact.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201110-22.xml

Solution :

All PostgreSQL 8.2 users should upgrade to the latest 8.2 base version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-db/postgresql-base-8.2.22:8.2'
All PostgreSQL 8.3 users should upgrade to the latest 8.3 base version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-db/postgresql-base-8.3.16:8.3'
All PostgreSQL 8.4 users should upgrade to the latest 8.4 base version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-db/postgresql-base-8.4.9:8.4'
All PostgreSQL 9.0 users should upgrade to the latest 9.0 base version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-db/postgresql-base-9.0.5:9.0'
All PostgreSQL 8.2 server users should upgrade to the latest 8.2 server
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-db/postgresql-server-8.2.22:8.2'
All PostgreSQL 8.3 server users should upgrade to the latest 8.3 server
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-db/postgresql-server-8.3.16:8.3'
All PostgreSQL 8.4 server users should upgrade to the latest 8.4 server
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-db/postgresql-server-8.4.9:8.4'
All PostgreSQL 9.0 server users should upgrade to the latest 9.0 server
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-db/postgresql-server-9.0.5:9.0'
The old unsplit PostgreSQL packages have been removed from portage.
Users still using them are urged to migrate to the new PostgreSQL
packages as stated above and to remove the old package:
# emerge --unmerge 'dev-db/postgresql'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false