SuSE9 Security Update : PostgreSQL (YOU Patch Number 12571)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The following bugs have been fixed :

- An unprivileged, authenticated PostgreSQL user could
create a table which references functions with malicious
content. Maintenance operations carried out be the
database superuser could execute such functions.
(CVE-2009-4136)

- Embedded null bytes in the common name of SSL
certificates could bypass certificate hostname checks.
(CVE-2009-4034)

PostgreSQL was updated to the next upstream patchlevel update which
also includes several bugfixes. See the package changelog for details.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-4034.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-4136.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12571.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44050 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4034
CVE-2009-4136

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