FreeBSD : postgresql-contrib -- insecure temporary file creation (6a164d84-2f7f-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

low Nessus Plugin ID 37716
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VPR Score: 3.4


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The make_oidjoins_check script in the PostgreSQL RDBMS has insecure handling of temporary files, which could lead to an attacker overwriting arbitrary files with the credentials of the user running the make_oidjoins_check script.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 37716

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6a164d842f7f11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:postgresql-contrib, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 11/6/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/10/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0977

BID: 11295