RHEL 8 : postgresql-jdbc (RHSA-2024:3313)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 197731

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2024:3313 advisory.

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system. The postgresql-jdbc package includes the .jar files needed for Java programs to access a PostgreSQL database.

Security Fix(es):

* pgjdbc: PostgreSQL JDBC Driver allows attacker to inject SQL if using PreferQueryMode=SIMPLE (CVE-2024-1597)

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-jdbc package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:3313.

See Also

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2266523

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a939f96

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:3313

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 197731

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-3313.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 5/23/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-1597

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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:postgresql-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql-jdbc-javadoc

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: 5/23/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/19/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-1597

CWE: 89

RHSA: 2024:3313