RHEL 8 : postgresql (RHSA-2024:1437)

high Nessus Plugin ID 192301

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update for postgresql.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2024:1437 advisory.

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system (DBMS).

Security Fix(es):

* postgresql: non-owner 'REFRESH MATERIALIZED VIEW CONCURRENTLY' executes arbitrary SQL (CVE-2024-0985)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisory.

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

Solution

Update the RHEL postgresql package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:1437.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1bd2b3c3

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2263384

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:1437

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 192301

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-1437.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/20/2024

Updated: 6/4/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

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-2024-0985

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/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:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:pgaudit, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.4, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-test, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.4, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-plpython3, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-static, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-plperl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgres-decoderbufs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-upgrade-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-test-rpm-macros, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-upgrade, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-server-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.4

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: 3/20/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-0985

CWE: 271

IAVB: 2024-B-0009-S

RHSA: 2024:1437