RHEL 8 : postgresql:13 (RHSA-2023:7579)

high Nessus Plugin ID 189653

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for postgresql:13.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:7579 advisory.

- 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 postgresql:13 package based on the guidance in RHSA-2023:7579.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?30e2e6eb

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

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

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:7579

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 189653

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-7579.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/26/2024

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:rhel_eus:8.8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:pg_repack, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:pgaudit, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgres-decoderbufs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-plperl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-plpython3, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-static, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-test, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-test-rpm-macros, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-upgrade, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-upgrade-devel

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: 11/29/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-39417, CVE-2023-5868, CVE-2023-5869, CVE-2023-5870

CWE: 190, 400, 686, 89

IAVB: 2023-B-0060-S, 2023-B-0088-S

RHSA: 2023:7579