EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : postgresql (EulerOS-SA-2016-1001)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the postgresql packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- 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)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a74f772

Solution :

Update the affected postgresql package.

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: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99764 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0773

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