Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4, postgresql-9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1542-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Peter Eisentraut discovered that the XSLT functionality in the
optional XML2 extension would allow unprivileged database users to
both read and write data with the privileges of the database server.
(CVE-2012-3488)

Noah Misch and Tom Lane discovered that the XML functionality in the
optional XML2 extension would allow unprivileged database users to
read data with the privileges of the database server. (CVE-2012-3489).

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.

Solution :

Update the affected postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4 and / or
postgresql-9.1 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61607 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55072
55074

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3488
CVE-2012-3489