SuSE 10 Security Update : PostgreSQL (ZYPP Patch Number 8311)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

PostgreSQL was updated to the latest stable release 8.1.23, fixing
various bugs and security issues.

The following security issues have been fixed :

- This update fixes arbitrary read and write of files via
XSL functionality. (CVE-2012-3488)

- postgresql: denial of service (stack exhaustion) via
specially crafted SQL. (CVE-2012-2655)

- crypt_blowfish was mishandling 8 bit characters.
(CVE-2011-2483)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2483.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2655.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3488.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8311.

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: 62545 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2483
CVE-2012-2655
CVE-2012-3488

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