SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : postgresql91 (SUSE-SU-2015:1091-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update provides PostgreSQL 9.1.18, which brings fixes for
security issues and other enhancements.

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed :

CVE-2015-3165: Avoid possible crash when client disconnects.
(bsc#931972)

CVE-2015-3166: Consistently check for failure of the *printf().
(bsc#931973)

CVE-2015-3167: In contrib/pgcrypto, uniformly report decryption
failures. (bsc#931974)

For a comprehensive list of changes, please refer to <a
href='http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-18.html'>h
ttp://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-18.html</a>.

This update also includes changes in PostgreSQL's packaging to prepare
for the migration to the new major version 9.4. (FATE#316970,
bsc#907651)

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://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-18.html'
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release-9-1-18.html</a
https://bugzilla.suse.com/907651
https://bugzilla.suse.com/931972
https://bugzilla.suse.com/931973
https://bugzilla.suse.com/931974
https://bugzilla.suse.com/932040
http://www.nessus.org/u?36f6d275
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3165.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3166.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3167.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?23fcfb6c

Solution :

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

SUSE Manager Server :

zypper in -t patch sleman21-postgresql91-201505=10760

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-postgresql91-201505=10760

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-postgresql91-201505=10760

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-postgresql91-201505=10760

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-postgresql91-201505=10760

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84338 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74787
74789
74790

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3165
CVE-2015-3166
CVE-2015-3167

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