Debian DLA-1271-1 : postgresql-9.1 security update

Low Nessus Plugin ID 106659

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

A vulnerabilities has been found in the PostgreSQL database system :

CVE-2018-1053

Tom Lane discovered that pg_upgrade, a tool used to upgrade PostgreSQL database clusters, creates temporary files containing password hashes that are world-readable.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this problem has been fixed in version 9.1.24lts2-0+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.1 packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/02/msg00006.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/postgresql-9.1

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 106659

File Name: debian_DLA-1271.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/08

Modified: 2018/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libecpg-compat3, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libecpg-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libecpg6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpgtypes3, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpq-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpq5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-9.1-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-client-9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-contrib-9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-doc-9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-plperl-9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-plpython-9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-plpython3-9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-pltcl-9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-server-dev-9.1, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1053