SuSE 10 Security Update : PostgreSQL (ZYPP Patch Number 8311)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 62545
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The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


PostgreSQL was updated to the latest stable release 8.1.23, fixing various bugs and security issues.

The following security issues have been fixed :

- This update fixes arbitrary read and write of files via XSL functionality. (CVE-2012-3488)

- postgresql: denial of service (stack exhaustion) via specially crafted SQL. (CVE-2012-2655)

- crypt_blowfish was mishandling 8 bit characters.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8311.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62545

File Name: suse_postgresql-8311.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/15/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

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: 10/1/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/25/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2483, CVE-2012-2655, CVE-2012-3488, CVE-2012-3489