SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : postgresql10 (SUSE-SU-2020:3476-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143871

Language:

New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for postgresql10 fixes the following issues :

Upgrade to version 10.15 :

- 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/10/release-10-15.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-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP2-2020-3476=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2020-3476=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2020-3476=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-3476=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178666

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178667

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178668

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

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/10/release-10-15.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25694/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25695/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25696/

http://www.nessus.org/u?16013e4d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143871

File Name: suse_SU-2020-3476-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2020

Updated: 6/18/2021

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: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, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2020

Reference Information

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

IAVB: 2020-B-0069-S