SuSE 11 Security Update : PostgreSQL (SAT Patch Number 1319)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41642


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


Multiple security vulnerabilities have been fixed in PostgrSQL

- 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 SAT patch number 1319.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41642

File Name: suse_11_postgresql-090917.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:postgresql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:postgresql-docs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:postgresql-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:postgresql-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:postgresql-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/17

Reference Information

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

CWE: 264, 287