Scientific Linux Security Update : postgresql on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A memory leak error was discovered in the crypt() function of the
pgCrypto extension. An authenticated attacker could possibly use this
flaw to disclose a limited amount of the server memory.
(CVE-2015-5288)

If the postgresql service is running, it will be automatically
restarted after installing this update.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5f152be5

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: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86939 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5288

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