Debian DLA-3422-1 : postgresql-11 - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 175676


The remote Debian host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the dla-3422 advisory.

- CREATE SCHEMA ... schema_element defeats protective search_path changesmore details (CVE-2023-2454)

- Row security policies disregard user ID changes after inliningmore details (CVE-2023-2455)

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


Upgrade the postgresql-11 packages.

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 11.20-0+deb10u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 175676

File Name: debian_DLA-3422.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/15/2023

Updated: 8/17/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-2454


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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-11, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-client-11, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-doc-11, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-plperl-11, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-plpython-11, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-plpython3-11, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-pltcl-11, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:postgresql-server-dev-11, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/15/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-2454, CVE-2023-2455

IAVB: 2023-B-0034-S