SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : PostgreSQL (SUSE-SU-2012:1336-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

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 :

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

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

- CVE-2011-2483: crypt_blowfish was mishandling 8 bit

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected PostgreSQL packages

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83561 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49241

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2483

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