GLSA-202012-07 : PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 143503

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202012-07 (PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PostgreSQL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly obtain sensitive information, alter SQL commands, escape PostgreSQL sandbox or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All PostgreSQL 9.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-9.5.24:9.5' All PostgreSQL 9.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-9.6.20:9.6' All PostgreSQL 10.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-10.15:10' All PostgreSQL 11.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-11.10:11' All PostgreSQL 12.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-12.5:12' All PostgreSQL 13.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-13.1:13'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-07

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143503

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202012-07.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 12/7/2020

Updated: 5/12/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

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 Score Source: CVE-2020-25696

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:postgresql, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2020

Reference Information

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

GLSA: 202012-07

IAVB: 2020-B-0069-S