Debian DLA-2331-1 : posgresql-9.6 security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 139629

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Andres Freund found an issue in the PostgreSQL database system where an uncontrolled search path could allow users to run arbitrary SQL functions with elevated priviledges when a superuser runs certain `CREATE EXTENSION' statements.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 9.6.19-0+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your posgresql-9.6 packages.

For the detailed security status of posgresql-9.6 please refer to its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/posgresql-9.6

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected posgresql-9.6 package.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/08/msg00028.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?a3a3d42c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139629

File Name: debian_DLA-2331.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/08/18

Updated: 2020/12/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14350

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/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:debian:debian_linux:posgresql-9.6, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/08/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/08/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14350

IAVB: 2020-B-0047-S