GLSA-201507-20 : PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-20
(PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PostgreSQL. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition or
escalate privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-20

Solution :

All PostgreSQL 9.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-9.0.21'
All PostgreSQL 9.1.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-9.1.17'
All PostgreSQL 9.2.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-9.2.12'
All PostgreSQL 9.3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-9.3.8'
All PostgreSQL 9.4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-9.4.3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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