Amazon Linux AMI : postgresql9 Multiple Vulnerabilities (ALAS-2012-91)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

BSD crypt(): DES encrypted password weakness (CVE-2012-2143)

postgresql: Ability of database owners to install procedural languages
via CREATE LANGUAGE found unsafe (DoS) (CVE-2012-2655)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a15daf87

Solution :

Run 'yum update postgresql9' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69698 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2143
CVE-2012-2655