SUSE SLES12 Security Update : postgresql93 (SUSE-SU-2016:2414-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for postgresql93 to version 9.3.14 fixes the several
issues. These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-5423: CASE/WHEN with inlining can cause
untrusted pointer dereference (bsc#993454).

- CVE-2016-5424: Fix client programs' handling of special
characters in database and role names (bsc#993453). This
non-security issue was fixed :

- bsc#973660: Added 'Requires: timezone' to Service Pack
For additional non-security issues please refer to

- http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-14.html

- http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-13.html

- http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-3-12.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-9-3-13.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/release-9-3-14.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-3-12.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/973660
https://bugzilla.suse.com/993453
https://bugzilla.suse.com/993454
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5423.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5424.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?b9368b02

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1407=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1407=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93806 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5423
CVE-2016-5424

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