openSUSE Security Update : postgresql94 (openSUSE-2017-770)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for postgresql94 to 9.4.12 fixes the following issues :

Upstream changelogs :

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-12.html

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-11.html

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-10.html

Security issues fixed :

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

Please note that manual action is needed to fix this in
existing databases See the upstream release notes for
details.

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

- CVE-2017-7484: Prevent exposure of statistical
information via leaky operators. (bsc#1037603)

Changes in version 9.4.12 :

- Build corruption with CREATE INDEX CONCURRENTLY

- Fixes for visibility and write-ahead-log stability

Changes in version 9.4.10 :

- Fix WAL-logging of truncation of relation free space
maps and visibility maps

- Fix incorrect creation of GIN index WAL records on
big-endian machines

- Fix SELECT FOR UPDATE/SHARE to correctly lock tuples
that have been updated by a subsequently-aborted
transaction

- Fix EvalPlanQual rechecks involving CTE scans

- Fix improper repetition of previous results from hashed
aggregation in a subquery

The libraries libpq and libecpg are now supplied by postgresql 9.6.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1037603
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1037624
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038293
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-10.html
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-11.html
https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-12.html

Solution :

Update the affected postgresql94 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101220 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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