SUSE SLES11 Security Update : postgresql94 (SUSE-SU-2018:0077-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106047

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for postgresql94 fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

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

- CVE-2017-12172: Start scripts permit database administrator to modify root-owned files. This issue did not affect SUSE (bsc#1062538). Bug fixes :

- Update to version 9.4.15

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-15.html

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/release-9-4-14.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.

Solution

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 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-postgresql94-13411=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-postgresql94-13411=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-postgresql94-13411=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1062538

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1067844

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/release-9-4-14.html

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/release-9-4-15.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-12172/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-15098/

http://www.nessus.org/u?d4739d63

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106047

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0077-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/15

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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:libpq5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-docs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12172, CVE-2017-15098