GLSA-200703-15 : PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-15
(PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

PostgreSQL does not correctly check the data types of the SQL function
arguments under unspecified circumstances nor the format of the
provided tables in the query planner.

Impact :

A remote authenticated attacker could send specially crafted queries to
the server that could result in a server crash and possibly the
unauthorized reading of some database content or arbitrary memory.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All PostgreSQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose 'dev-db/postgresql'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24840 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-15.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 22387

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0555

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