openSUSE Security Update : postgresql12 (openSUSE-2020-2029)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143290

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for postgresql12 fixes the following issues :

- Upgrade to version 12.5 :

- CVE-2020-25695, bsc#1178666: Block DECLARE CURSOR ...
WITH HOLD and firing of deferred triggers within index expressions and materialized view queries.

- CVE-2020-25694, bsc#1178667: a) Fix usage of complex connection-string parameters in pg_dump, pg_restore, clusterdb, reindexdb, and vacuumdb. b) When psql's \connect command re-uses connection parameters, ensure that all non-overridden parameters from a previous connection string are re-used.

- CVE-2020-25696, bsc#1178668: Prevent psql's \gset command from modifying specially-treated variables.

- Fix recently-added timetz test case so it works when the USA is not observing daylight savings time.

- https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/2111/

- https://www.postgresql.org/docs/12/release-12-5.html

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP1:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected postgresql12 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1178666

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1178667

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1178668

https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/2111/

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/12/release-12-5.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143290

File Name: openSUSE-2020-2029.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/30/2020

Updated: 6/21/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25696

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libecpg6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libecpg6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpq5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpq5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-llvmjit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-llvmjit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-plperl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-plpython-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-pltcl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-server-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql12-test, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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: 11/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25694, CVE-2020-25695, CVE-2020-25696

IAVB: 2020-B-0069-S