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Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
It was discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly checked permissions on
functions called by a trigger. An attacker could attach a trigger to a
table they owned and possibly escalate privileges. (CVE-2012-0866)
It was discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly truncated SSL
certificate name checks to 32 characters. If a host name was exactly
32 characters, this issue could be exploited by an attacker to spoof
the SSL certificate. This issue affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubuntu
10.10, Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2012-0867)
It was discovered that the PostgreSQL pg_dump utility incorrectly
filtered line breaks in object names. An attacker could create object
names that execute arbitrary SQL commands when a dump script is
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4 and / or
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58168 ()
Bugtraq ID: 52188
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0866CVE-2012-0867CVE-2012-0868
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