SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : postgresql94 (SUSE-SU-2016:0677-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for postgresql94 fixes the following issues :

- Security and bugfix release 9.4.6 :

- *** IMPORTANT *** Users of version 9.4 will need to
reindex any jsonb_path_ops indexes they have created, in
order to fix a persistent issue with missing index
entries.

- Fix infinite loops and buffer-overrun problems in
regular expressions (CVE-2016-0773, bsc#966436).

- Fix regular-expression compiler to handle loops of
constraint arcs (CVE-2007-4772).

- Prevent certain PL/Java parameters from being set by
non-superusers (CVE-2016-0766, bsc#966435).

- Fix many issues in pg_dump with specific object types

- Prevent over-eager pushdown of HAVING clauses for
GROUPING SETS

- Fix deparsing error with ON CONFLICT ... WHERE clauses

- Fix tableoid errors for postgres_fdw

- Prevent floating-point exceptions in pgbench

- Make \det search Foreign Table names consistently

- Fix quoting of domain constraint names in pg_dump

- Prevent putting expanded objects into Const nodes

- Allow compile of PL/Java on Windows

- Fix 'unresolved symbol' errors in PL/Python execution

- Allow Python2 and Python3 to be used in the same
database

- Add support for Python 3.5 in PL/Python

- Fix issue with subdirectory creation during initdb

- Make pg_ctl report status correctly on Windows

- Suppress confusing error when using pg_receivexlog with
older servers

- Multiple documentation corrections and additions

- Fix erroneous hash calculations in
gin_extract_jsonb_path()

- For the full release notse, see:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-6.
html

- Security and bugfix release 9.4.5 :

- 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 notse, see:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-
4-5.html

- Relax dependency on libpq to major version.

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/9.4/static/release-9-4-6.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-9-4-5.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/949669
https://bugzilla.suse.com/949670
https://bugzilla.suse.com/966435
https://bugzilla.suse.com/966436
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-4772.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5288.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5289.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0766.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0773.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?3a39508a

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 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-postgresql94-12440=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-postgresql94-12440=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-postgresql94-12440=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-postgresql94-12440=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89730 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27163

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4772
CVE-2015-5288
CVE-2015-5289
CVE-2016-0766
CVE-2016-0773

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