Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : postgresql-9.3, postgresql-9.5, postgresql-9.6 vulnerability (USN-3564-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 106749

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

It was discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled certain temp files. An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.

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

Solution

Update the affected postgresql-9.3, postgresql-9.5 and / or postgresql-9.6 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3564-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 106749

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3564-1.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/12

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:postgresql-9.3, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:postgresql-9.5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:postgresql-9.6, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1053

USN: 3564-1