FreeBSD : PostgreSQL -- minor security problems. (a0182578-6e00-11e5-a90c-0026551a22dc)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

PostgreSQL project reports :

Two security issues have been fixed in this release which affect users
of specific PostgreSQL features.

- CVE-2015-5289 json or jsonb input values constructed from arbitrary
user input can crash the PostgreSQL server and cause a denial of
service.

- CVE-2015-5288: The crypt() function included with the optional
pgCrypto extension could be exploited to read a few additional bytes
of memory. No working exploit for this issue has been developed.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7ccac635

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86320 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5288
CVE-2015-5289

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