openSUSE Security Update : postgresql (openSUSE-SU-2012:1173-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74756

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Postgresql was updated to the security and bugfix release 9.1.3 :

- Require execute permission on the trigger function for 'CREATE TRIGGER' (CVE-2012-0866, bnc#749299).

- Remove arbitrary limitation on length of common name in SSL certificates (CVE-2012-0867, bnc#749301).

- Convert newlines to spaces in names written in pg_dump comments (CVE-2012-0868, bnc#749303).

- See the release notes for the rest of the changes:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/release.html /usr/share/doc/packages/postgresql/HISTORY

- This also fixes bnc#701489.

Solution

Update the affected postgresql packages.

See Also

https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/release.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701489

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749299

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749301

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749303

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-09/msg00060.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74756

File Name: openSUSE-2012-603.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libecpg6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libecpg6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpq5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpq5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpq5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpq5-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-devel-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-libs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-plperl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-plpython-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-pltcl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/7/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0866, CVE-2012-0867, CVE-2012-0868