SuSE 11.2 Security Update : PostgreSQL (SAT Patch Number 7340)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65683
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionPostgreSQL has been updated to version 8.3.23 which fixes various bugs and one security issue.
The security issue fixed in this release, CVE-2013-0255, allowed a previously authenticated user to crash the server by calling an internal function with invalid arguments. This issue was discovered by independent security researcher Sumit Soni this week and reported via Secunia SVCRP, and we are grateful for their efforts in making PostgreSQL more secure.
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SolutionApply SAT patch number 7340.