SuSE 10 Security Update : PostgreSQL (ZYPP Patch Number 6768)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49920


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


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 6768.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49920

File Name: suse_postgresql-6768.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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