SuSE9 Security Update : PostgreSQL (YOU Patch Number 12509)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41641


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: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/09/28

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2009/09/21

Reference Information

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

CWE: 264, 287