Debian DLA-2662-1 : postgresql-9.6 security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 149517


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The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Multiple security issues have been discovered in the PostgreSQL database system, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code or disclosure of memory content.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 9.6.22-0+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.6 packages.

For the detailed security status of postgresql-9.6 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 149517

File Name: debian_DLA-2662.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/17/2021

Updated: 8/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-32027


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

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


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:debian:debian_linux:libecpg-compat3, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libecpg-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libecpg6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpgtypes3, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpq-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libpq5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-9.6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-9.6-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-client-9.6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-contrib-9.6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-doc-9.6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-plperl-9.6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-plpython-9.6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-plpython3-9.6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-pltcl-9.6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-server-dev-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: 5/15/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-32027, CVE-2021-32028

IAVB: 2021-B-0036-S