SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : postgresql96 (SUSE-SU-2017:3391-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105458



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


This update for postgresql96 fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-15098: Fix crash due to rowtype mismatch in json{b}_populate_recordset() (bsc#1067844).

- CVE-2017-15099: Ensure that INSERT ... ON CONFLICT DO UPDATE checks table permissions and RLS policies in all cases (bsc#1067841). Bug fixes :

- Update to version 9.6.6 :



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 Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-2127=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-2127=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-2127=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-2127=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-2127=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-2127=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-2127=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105458

File Name: suse_SU-2017-3391-1.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/26/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/21/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/22/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15098, CVE-2017-15099