SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : postgresql96 (SUSE-SU-2017:2356-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102974


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


This update for postgresql96 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-7547: Further restrict visibility of pg_user_mappings.umoptions, to protect passwords stored as user mapping options. (bsc#1051685)

- CVE-2017-7546: Disallow empty passwords in all password-based authentication methods. (bsc#1051684)

- CVE-2017-7548: lo_put() function ignores ACLs.
(bsc#1053259) The changelog for this release is here: .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.


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

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1461=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102974

File Name: suse_SU-2017-2356-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/06

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libecpg6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libecpg6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpq5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpq5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql96, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql96-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql96-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql96-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql96-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql96-libs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql96-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql96-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: 2017/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7546, CVE-2017-7547, CVE-2017-7548

OSVDB: 163076, 163077, 163078