openSUSE Security Update : postgresql94 (openSUSE-2017-770)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101220


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This update for postgresql94 to 9.4.12 fixes the following issues :

Upstream changelogs :




Security issues fixed :

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

Please note that manual action is needed to fix this in existing databases See the upstream release notes for details.

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

- CVE-2017-7484: Prevent exposure of statistical information via leaky operators. (bsc#1037603)

Changes in version 9.4.12 :

- Build corruption with CREATE INDEX CONCURRENTLY

- Fixes for visibility and write-ahead-log stability

Changes in version 9.4.10 :

- Fix WAL-logging of truncation of relation free space maps and visibility maps

- Fix incorrect creation of GIN index WAL records on big-endian machines

- Fix SELECT FOR UPDATE/SHARE to correctly lock tuples that have been updated by a subsequently-aborted transaction

- Fix EvalPlanQual rechecks involving CTE scans

- Fix improper repetition of previous results from hashed aggregation in a subquery

The libraries libpq and libecpg are now supplied by postgresql 9.6.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected postgresql94 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101220

File Name: openSUSE-2017-770.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/05

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-libs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plperl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plpython-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-pltcl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-test, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/04

Reference Information

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