SuSE 10 Security Update : PostgreSQL (ZYPP Patch Number 6535)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49919


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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 ZYPP patch number 6535.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49919

File Name: suse_postgresql-6535.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2016/12/22

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: 2009/10/05

Reference Information

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

CWE: 264, 287