SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : postgresql93 (SUSE-SU-2015:1821-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The PostreSQL database postgresql93 was updated to the bugfix release
9.3.10 :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2015-5289, bsc#949670: json or jsonb input values
constructed from arbitrary user input can crash the
PostgreSQL server and cause a denial of service.

- CVE-2015-5288, bsc#949669: 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.

For the full release notes, see:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-3-10.html

Other bugs fixed :

- Move systemd related stuff and user creation to
postgresql-init.

- Remove some obsolete %suse_version conditionals.

- Relax dependency on libpq to major version.

- Fix possible failure to recover from an inconsistent
database state. See full release notes for details.

- Fix rare failure to invalidate relation cache init file.

- Avoid deadlock between incoming sessions and CREATE/DROP
DATABASE.

- Improve planner's cost estimates for semi-joins and
anti-joins with inner indexscans

- For the full release notes for 9.3.9 see:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-9.
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://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-9.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-3-10.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/949669
https://bugzilla.suse.com/949670
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5288.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5289.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?412ce872

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-12-2015-746=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-746=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-746=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86627 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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