SUSE SLES12 Security Update : postgresql93 (SUSE-SU-2017:1441-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100538


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


This update for postgresql93 fixes the following issues: The PostgreSQL package was updated to 9.3.17, bringing various bug and security fixes. Bug fixes :

- bsc#1029547: Fix tests with timezone 2017a

- CVE-2017-7486: Restrict visibility of pg_user_mappings.umoptions, to protect passwords stored as user mapping options. (bsc#1037624)

- CVE-2017-7485: Recognize PGREQUIRESSL variable again.

- CVE-2017-7484: Prevent exposure of statistical information via leaky operators. (bsc#1037603) More details can be found in the PostgreSQL release announcements :




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.


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-12-2017-881=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-881=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100538

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1441-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/31

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql93, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql93-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql93-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql93-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql93-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql93-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql93-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7484, CVE-2017-7485, CVE-2017-7486

OSVDB: 157414, 157415, 157416