SuSE 11.3 Security Update : postgresql91 (SAT Patch Number 10389)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The PostgreSQL database server was updated to 9.1.15, fixing bugs and
security issues :

- Fix buffer overruns in to_char(). (CVE-2015-0241)

- Fix buffer overrun in replacement *printf() functions.
(CVE-2015-0242)

- Fix buffer overruns in contrib/pgcrypto. (CVE-2015-0243)

- Fix possible loss of frontend/backend protocol
synchronization after an error. (CVE-2015-0244)

- Fix information leak via constraint-violation error
messages (CVE-2014-8161). For a comprehensive list of
fixes, please refer to the following release notes :

-
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-15
.html

-
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-14
.html

-
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-13
.html

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=916953
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8161.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0241.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0242.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0243.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0244.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 10389.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82470 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8161
CVE-2015-0241
CVE-2015-0242
CVE-2015-0243
CVE-2015-0244

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