openSUSE Security Update : postgresql (openSUSE-SU-2012:1173-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Postgresql was updated to the security and bugfix release 9.1.3 :

- Require execute permission on the trigger function for
'CREATE TRIGGER' (CVE-2012-0866, bnc#749299).

- Remove arbitrary limitation on length of common name in
SSL certificates (CVE-2012-0867, bnc#749301).

- Convert newlines to spaces in names written in pg_dump
comments (CVE-2012-0868, bnc#749303).

- See the release notes for the rest of the changes:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release.html
/usr/share/doc/packages/postgresql/HISTORY

- This also fixes bnc#701489.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-09/msg00060.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701489
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749299
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749301
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749303

Solution :

Update the affected postgresql packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74756 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0866
CVE-2012-0867
CVE-2012-0868

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