SUSE SLES12 Security Update : postgresql, postgresql12, postgresql13 (SUSE-SU-2021:0217-1)

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for postgresql, postgresql12, postgresql13 fixes the following issues :

Initial packaging of PostgreSQL 13 :

https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/2077/

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/13/release-13.html

Changes in postgresql :

Bump postgresql major version to 13.

Changes in postgresql12 :

%ghost the symlinks to pg_config and ecpg. (bsc#1178961)

BuildRequire libpq5 and libecpg6 when not building them to avoid dangling symlinks in the devel package. (bsc#1179765)

Fix a DST problem in the test suite.

Changes in postgresql13 :

Add postgresql-icu68.patch: fix build with ICU 68

%ghost the symlinks to pg_config and ecpg. (bsc#1178961)

BuildRequire libpq5 and libecpg6 when not building them to avoid dangling symlinks in the devel package. (bsc#1179765)

Upgrade to version 13.1 :

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. (obsoletes postgresql-timetz.patch)

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

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/13/release-13-1.html

Fix a DST problem in the test suite.

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 OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-9-2021-217=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2021-217=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-9-2021-217=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2021-217=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP4-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-LTSS-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2021-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2021-217=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2021-217=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8 :

zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2021-217=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://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178961

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179765

https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/2077/

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

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/13/release-13-1.html

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/13/release-13.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?4d1e6b64

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145490

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0217-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/27/2021

Updated: 1/29/2021

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: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:postgresql12, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-plperl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-plpython-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-pltcl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql12-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-plperl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-plpython-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-pltcl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql13-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 1/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2020

Reference Information

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