openSUSE Security Update : postgresql95 (openSUSE-2018-204)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106965



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for postgresql95 fixes the following issues :

Upate to PostgreSQL 9.5.11 :

Security issues fixed :


- CVE-2018-1053, boo#1077983: Ensure that all temporary files made by pg_upgrade are non-world-readable.

- boo#1079757: Rename pg_rewind's copy_file_range function to avoid conflict with new Linux system call of that name.

In version 9.5.10 :


- CVE-2017-15098, boo#1067844: Memory disclosure in JSON functions.

- CVE-2017-15099, boo#1067841: INSERT ... ON CONFLICT DO UPDATE fails to enforce SELECT privileges.

In version 9.5.9 :


- Show foreign tables in information_schema.table_privileges view.

- Clean up handling of a fatal exit (e.g., due to receipt of SIGTERM) that occurs while trying to execute a ROLLBACK of a failed transaction.

- Remove assertion that could trigger during a fatal exit.

- Correctly identify columns that are of a range type or domain type over a composite type or domain type being searched for.

- Fix crash in pg_restore when using parallel mode and using a list file to select a subset of items to restore.

- Change ecpg's parser to allow RETURNING clauses without attached C variables.

In version 9.5.8


- CVE-2017-7547, boo#1051685: Further restrict visibility of pg_user_mappings.umoptions, to protect passwords stored as user mapping options.

- CVE-2017-7546, boo#1051684: Disallow empty passwords in all password-based authentication methods.

- CVE-2017-7548, boo#1053259: lo_put() function ignores ACLs.


Update the affected postgresql95 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106965

File Name: openSUSE-2018-204.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/23/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-libs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-plperl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-plpython-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-pltcl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql95-test, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/22/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15098, CVE-2017-15099, CVE-2017-7546, CVE-2017-7547, CVE-2017-7548, CVE-2018-1053