RHEL 7 : postgresql (RHSA-2018:2557)

High Nessus Plugin ID 112104

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for postgresql is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system (DBMS).

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
postgresql (9.2.24). (BZ#1612667)

Security Fix(es) :

* postgresql: Certain host connection parameters defeat client-side security defenses (CVE-2018-10915)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the PostgreSQL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Andrew Krasichkov as the original reporter.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018-2557.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-10915.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112104

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2557.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/24

Modified: 2018/08/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-plperl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-plpython, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-static, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-test, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-upgrade, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10915

RHSA: 2018:2557