CentOS 8 : postgresql:12 (CESA-2021:2372)

high Nessus Plugin ID 150837


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


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:2372 advisory.

- postgresql: Buffer overrun from integer overflow in array subscripting calculations (CVE-2021-32027)

- postgresql: Memory disclosure in INSERT ... ON CONFLICT ... DO UPDATE (CVE-2021-32028)

- postgresql: Memory disclosure in partitioned-table UPDATE ... RETURNING (CVE-2021-32029)

- postgresql: Partition constraint violation errors leak values of denied columns (CVE-2021-3393)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 150837

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-2372.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/16/2021

Updated: 8/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-32027


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pgaudit, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgres-decoderbufs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-docs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-plperl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-plpython3, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-server, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-test, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-test-rpm-macros, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-upgrade, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:postgresql-upgrade-devel

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/11/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-32027, CVE-2021-32028, CVE-2021-32029, CVE-2021-3393

IAVB: 2021-B-0036-S

RHSA: 2021:2372