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
(DBMS).

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.
(CVE-2016-0773)

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

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-0773.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1060.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
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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