SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : postgresql94 (SUSE-SU-2018:0081-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106049

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 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-63=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2018-63=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-63=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2018-63=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?0572631b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106049

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0081-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/15

Updated: 2018/12/18

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:postgresql94, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/12

Reference Information

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