SUSE SLES11 Security Update : postgresql94 (SUSE-SU-2016:2418-1)

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 postgresql94 to version 9.4.9 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). For
the non-security issues please refer to

- http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-9.html

- http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-8.html

- http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-7.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/9.4/static/release-9-4-7.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-8.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-9.html
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?1e45a496

Solution :

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

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-postgresql94-12766=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-postgresql94-12766=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-postgresql94-12766=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-postgresql94-12766=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: 93808 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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