SuSE9 Security Update : PostgreSQL (YOU Patch Number 12571)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44050

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

The following bugs have been fixed :

- An unprivileged, authenticated PostgreSQL user could create a table which references functions with malicious content. Maintenance operations carried out be the database superuser could execute such functions.
(CVE-2009-4136)

- Embedded null bytes in the common name of SSL certificates could bypass certificate hostname checks.
(CVE-2009-4034)

PostgreSQL was updated to the next upstream patchlevel update which also includes several bugfixes. See the package changelog for details.

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12571.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-4034.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-4136.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44050

File Name: suse9_12571.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/01/19

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/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: 2010/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4034, CVE-2009-4136

CWE: 310