Amazon Linux AMI : postgresql9 Privilege Vulnerability (ALAS-2012-121)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

849172: CVE-2012-3488 postgresql (xml2 contrib module): XXE by
applying XSL stylesheet to the document (CVE-2012-3488)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?498971f2

Solution :

Run 'yum update postgresql9' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69611 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3488