SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : postgresql93 (SUSE-SU-2015:1264-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

PostgreSQL was updated to the security and bugfix release 9.3.8
including 9.3.7.

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2015-3165, bsc#931972: Avoid possible crash when
client disconnects just before the authentication
timeout expires.

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

- CVE-2015-3167, bsc#931974: In contrib/pgcrypto,
uniformly report decryption failures as 'Wrong key or
corrupt data'

Bugs fixed :

- Protect against wraparound of multixact member IDs.

- Avoid failures while fsync'ing data directory during
crash restart.

- Fix pg_get_functiondef() to show functions' LEAKPROOF
property, if set.

- Allow libpq to use TLS protocol versions beyond v1.

- For the full release notes, see the following two URLs

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 :

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-12-2015-328=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-328=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-328=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84896 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74787

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3165

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