SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : postgresql93 (SUSE-SU-2015:0478-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

postgresql93 was updated to version 9.3.6 to fix four security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2015-0241: Fix buffer overruns in to_char()
(bnc#916953).

- CVE-2015-0243: Fix buffer overruns in contrib/pgcrypto
(bnc#916953).

- CVE-2015-0244: Fix possible loss of frontend/backend
protocol synchronization after an error (bnc#916953).

- CVE-2014-8161: Fix information leak via
constraint-violation error messages (bnc#916953).

This non-security issue was fixed :

- Move the server socket from /tmp to /var/run to avoid
problems with clients that use PrivateTmp (bnc#888564).

More information is available at
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-6.html

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 :

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-2015-0243.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0244.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-6.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/888564
https://bugzilla.suse.com/916953
http://www.nessus.org/u?4bc90551

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-118=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-118=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-118=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83695 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72538
72540
72542
72543

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

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