Scientific Linux Security Update : postgresql on SL4 i386,x86_64, SL5 i386

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60176


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated postgresql packages that fix several security issues are now available.

A flaw was found in the way PostgreSQL allows authenticated users to execute security-definer functions. It was possible for an unprivileged user to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the security-definer function. (CVE-2007-2138)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60176

File Name: sl_20070508_postgresql_on_SL4.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2138