SuSE9 Security Update : PostgreSQL (YOU Patch Number 12571)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44050
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThe 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.
- Embedded null bytes in the common name of SSL certificates could bypass certificate hostname checks.
PostgreSQL was updated to the next upstream patchlevel update which also includes several bugfixes. See the package changelog for details.
SolutionApply YOU patch number 12571.