SUSE SLES12 Security Update : postgresql93 (SUSE-SU-2017:1441-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for postgresql93 fixes the following issues: The
PostgreSQL package was updated to 9.3.17, bringing various bug and
security fixes. Bug fixes :

- bsc#1029547: Fix tests with timezone 2017a

- CVE-2017-7486: Restrict visibility of
pg_user_mappings.umoptions, to protect passwords stored
as user mapping options. (bsc#1037624)

- CVE-2017-7485: Recognize PGREQUIRESSL variable again.
(bsc#1038293)

- CVE-2017-7484: Prevent exposure of statistical
information via leaky operators. (bsc#1037603) More
details can be found in the PostgreSQL release
announcements :

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-17.html

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-16.html

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-15.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1029547
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1037603
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1037624
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1038293
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-15.html
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-16.html
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-17.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7484.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7485.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7486.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?85955401

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-881=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-881=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

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Nessus Plugin ID: 100538 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7484
CVE-2017-7485
CVE-2017-7486

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