PostgreSQL 8.3 < 8.3.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of PostgreSQL installed on the remote host is 8.3.x prior
to 8.3.18, and is, therefore, potentially affected by multiple
vulnerabilities :

- Permissions on a function called by a trigger are not
properly checked. (CVE-2012-0866)

- Line breaks in object names can be exploited to execute
arbitrary SQL commands when reloading a pg_dump file.
(CVE-2012-0868)

See also :

http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1377/
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/release-8-3-18.html

Solution :

Upgrade to PostgreSQL 8.3.18 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 63355 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52188

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0866
CVE-2012-0868