SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : postgresql10 (SUSE-SU-2018:3942-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120173

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for postgresql10 fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2018-16850: Fixed improper quoting of transition table names when pg_dump emits CREATE TRIGGER could have caused privilege escalation (bsc#1114837).

Non-security issues fixed: Update to release 10.6 :

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-10-6.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-2018-2813=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Packagehub Subpackages 15:zypper in
-t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Packagehub-Subpackages-15-2018-2813=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2813=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2813=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1114837

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/release-10-6.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16850/

http://www.nessus.org/u?7762fee0

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120173

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3942-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Updated: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:suse_linux:libecpg6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libecpg6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpq5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpq5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-plperl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-plpython-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-pltcl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql10-test, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16850