SuSE 10 Security Update : PostgreSQL (ZYPP Patch Number 6767)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 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 ZYPP patch number 6767.

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: 44056 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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