RHEL 7 : rh-postgresql13-postgresql (RHSA-2023:7772)

high Nessus Plugin ID 186829

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for rh-postgresql13-postgresql.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:7772 advisory.

- postgresql: Client memory disclosure when connecting with Kerberos to modified server (CVE-2022-41862)

- postgresql: schema_element defeats protective search_path changes (CVE-2023-2454)

- postgresql: row security policies disregard user ID changes after inlining. (CVE-2023-2455)

- postgresql: Memory disclosure in aggregate function calls (CVE-2023-5868)

- postgresql: Buffer overrun from integer overflow in array modification (CVE-2023-5869)

- postgresql: Role pg_signal_backend can signal certain superuser processes. (CVE-2023-5870)

- postgresql: extension script @substitutions@ within quoting allow SQL injection (CVE-2023-39417)

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

Solution

Update the RHEL rh-postgresql13-postgresql package based on the guidance in RHSA-2023:7772.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?af252080

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2247170

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:7772

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2165722

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2207568

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2207569

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2228111

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2247168

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2247169

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 186829

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-7772.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2023

Updated: 4/28/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-5869

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-contrib-syspaths, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-plperl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-plpython, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-plpython3, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-server-syspaths, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-static, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-syspaths, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-postgresql13-postgresql-test

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/13/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/9/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-41862, CVE-2023-2454, CVE-2023-2455, CVE-2023-39417, CVE-2023-5868, CVE-2023-5869, CVE-2023-5870

CWE: 190, 20, 200, 400, 686, 89

RHSA: 2023:7772