Debian DSA-4269-1 : postgresql-9.6 - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 111653


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Two vulnerabilities have been found in the PostgreSQL database system :

- CVE-2018-10915 Andrew Krasichkov discovered that libpq did not reset all its connection state during reconnects.

- CVE-2018-10925 It was discovered that some 'CREATE TABLE' statements could disclose server memory.

For additional information please refer to the upstream announcement at


Upgrade the postgresql-9.6 packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 9.6.10-0+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111653

File Name: debian_DSA-4269.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/13/2018

Updated: 11/13/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-9.6, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/10/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10915, CVE-2018-10925

DSA: 4269