Amazon Linux 2 : libpq (ALASPOSTGRESQL12-2024-006)

high Nessus Plugin ID 187775


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


The version of libpq installed on the remote host is prior to 12.17-1. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2POSTGRESQL12-2024-006 advisory.

2024-06-06: CVE-2023-5869 was removed from this advisory.2024-06-06: The severity of this advisory was modified from Important to Low.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the tested product security advisory.

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


Run 'yum update libpq' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 187775

File Name: al2_ALASPOSTGRESQL12-2024-006.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/9/2024

Updated: 6/7/2024

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libpq, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libpq-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libpq-debuginfo

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/3/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/9/2023