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
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected postgresql-9.3, postgresql-9.5 and / or postgresql-9.6 packages.