RHEL 6 : postgresql92 in Satellite Server (RHSA-2016:1060)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for postgresql92-postgresql is now available for Red Hat
Satellite 5.7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system

Security Fix(es) :

* An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow,
was found in the PostgreSQL handling code for regular expressions. A
remote attacker could use a specially crafted regular expression to
cause PostgreSQL to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Red Hat would like to thank PostgreSQL upstream for reporting this
issue. Upstream acknowledges Tom Lane and Greg Stark as the original

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91118 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0773

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