openSUSE Security Update : postgresql91 (openSUSE-SU-2013:0318-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

PostgreSQL was updated to version 9.1.8 (bnc#802679) :

- Prevent execution of enum_recv from SQL (CVE-2013-0255).

- Fix multiple problems in detection of when a consistent
database state has been reached during WAL replay

- Update minimum recovery point when truncating a relation
file

- Fix recycling of WAL segments after changing recovery
target timeline

- Fix missing cancellations in hot standby mode

- See the release notes for the rest of the changes:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-8.
html /usr/share/doc/packages/postgresql/HISTORY

- Remove postgresql91-full.spec.in and use
postgresql91.spec as the master for generating
postgresql91-libs.spec.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00059.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-8.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=802679

Solution :

Update the affected postgresql91 packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74897 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0255

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