SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 / openSUSE 15 Security Update : postgresql15 (SUSE-SU-2023:0569-1)

low Nessus Plugin ID 172012



The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.


The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLED_SAP15 / SLES15 / SLES_SAP15 / openSUSE 15 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2023:0569-1 advisory.

- In PostgreSQL, a modified, unauthenticated server can send an unterminated string during the establishment of Kerberos transport encryption. In certain conditions a server can cause a libpq client to over-read and report an error message containing uninitialized bytes. (CVE-2022-41862)

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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 172012

File Name: suse_SU-2023-0569-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/1/2023

Updated: 7/14/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-41862


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libecpg6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpq5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpq5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-docs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-llvmjit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-llvmjit-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql15-test, 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: 2/28/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/9/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-41862

IAVB: 2023-B-0009-S

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2023:0569-1