openSUSE Security Update : postgresql94 (openSUSE-2018-1482)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119490

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VPR Score: 6.7


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This update for postgresql94 to 9.4.19 fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2018-10915: libpq failed to properly reset its internal state between connections. If an affected version of libpq was used with 'host' or 'hostaddr' connection parameters from untrusted input, attackers could have bypassed client-side connection security features, obtain access to higher privileged connections or potentially cause other impact SQL injection, by causing the PQescape() functions to malfunction (bsc#1104199).

A dump/restore is not required for this update unless you use the functions query_to_xml, cursor_to_xml, cursor_to_xmlschema, query_to_xmlschema, and query_to_xml_and_xmlschema. In this case please see the first entry of

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected postgresql94 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119490

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1482.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/07

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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:novell:opensuse:postgresql94, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-libs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plperl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plpython-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-pltcl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-test, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10915