EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : postgresql (EulerOS-SA-2021-2312)

high Nessus Plugin ID 152399
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the postgresql packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management system (DBMS). The base postgresql package contains the client programs that you'll need to access a PostgreSQL DBMS server, as well as HTML documentation for the whole system. These client programs can be located on the same machine as the PostgreSQL server, or on a remote machine that accesses a PostgreSQL server over a network connection. The PostgreSQL server can be found in the postgresql-server sub-package.Security Fix(es):A flaw was found in postgresql in versions before 13.3, before 12.7, before 11.12, before 10.17 and before 9.6.22. While modifying certain SQL array values, missing bounds checks let authenticated database users write arbitrary bytes to a wide area of server memory. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.(CVE-2021-32027)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected postgresql package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?43492f65

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152399

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2021-2312.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 8/10/2021

Updated: 8/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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

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:huawei:euleros:postgresql, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:postgresql-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:postgresql-docs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:postgresql-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:postgresql-plperl, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:postgresql-plpython, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:postgresql-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:postgresql-server, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:postgresql-test, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/9/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-32027