Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled certain bytes
passed to the crypt() function when using DES encryption. An attacker
could use this flaw to incorrectly handle authentication.
It was discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled SECURITY DEFINER
and SET attributes on procedural call handlers. An attacker could use
this flaw to cause PostgreSQL to crash, leading to a denial of
Update the affected postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4 and / or
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59385 ()
Bugtraq ID: 53729
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2143CVE-2012-2655
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