openSUSE Security Update : postgresql (openSUSE-SU-2012:1299-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This version upgrade of PostgreSQL fixes following issues :

- Bugfix release 9.0.10 :

- Fix planner's assignment of executor parameters, and fix
executor's rescan logic for CTE plan nodes.

- Improve page-splitting decisions in GiST indexes.

- Fix cascading privilege revoke to stop if privileges are
still held.

- Improve error messages for Hot Standby misconfiguration

- Fix handling of SIGFPE when PL/Perl is in use.

- Prevent PL/Perl from crashing if a recursive PL/Perl
function is redefined while being executed.

- Work around possible misoptimization in PL/Perl.

- See also:

- Security and bugfix release 9.0.9 :

- Prevent access to external files/URLs via contrib/xml2
(CVE-2012-3488, bnc#776523).

- Prevent access to external files/URLs via XML entity
references (CVE-2012-3489, bnc#776524).

- Fix incorrect password transformation in
contrib/pgcrypto (CVE-2012-2143, bnc#766799).

- Ignore SECURITY DEFINER and SET attributes for a
procedural language's call handler (CVE-2012-2655,

- See also:

- Rename postgresql-mkspecfiles to

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected postgresql packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74773 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2143

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