SuSE 10 Security Update : PostgreSQL (ZYPP Patch Number 6767)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44056

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 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 ZYPP patch number 6767.

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: 44056

File Name: suse_postgresql-6767.nasl

Version: 1.10

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: 2010/01/08

Reference Information

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

CWE: 310