SuSE9 Security Update : PostgreSQL (YOU Patch Number 12509)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 41641
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The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


Multiple security vulnerabilities have been fixed in PostgreSQL :

- allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2009-3229)

- allows remote authenticated users to gain higher privileges. (CVE-2009-3230)

- when using LDAP authentication with anonymous binds, allows remote attackers to bypass authentication via an empty password. (CVE-2009-3231)


Apply YOU patch number 12509.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41641

File Name: suse9_12509.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/28/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/21/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3229, CVE-2009-3230, CVE-2009-3231

CWE: 264, 287