openSUSE Security Update : postgresql (openSUSE-SU-2012:1299-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74773


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This version upgrade of PostgreSQL fixes following issues :

- Bugfix release 9.0.10 :

- Fix planner's assignment of executor parameters, and fix executor's rescan logic for CTE plan nodes.

- Improve page-splitting decisions in GiST indexes.

- Fix cascading privilege revoke to stop if privileges are still held.

- Improve error messages for Hot Standby misconfiguration errors.

- Fix handling of SIGFPE when PL/Perl is in use.

- Prevent PL/Perl from crashing if a recursive PL/Perl function is redefined while being executed.

- Work around possible misoptimization in PL/Perl.

- See also:

- Security and bugfix release 9.0.9 :

- Prevent access to external files/URLs via contrib/xml2 (CVE-2012-3488, bnc#776523).

- Prevent access to external files/URLs via XML entity references (CVE-2012-3489, bnc#776524).

- Fix incorrect password transformation in contrib/pgcrypto (CVE-2012-2143, bnc#766799).

- Ignore SECURITY DEFINER and SET attributes for a procedural language's call handler (CVE-2012-2655, bnc#765069).

- See also:

- Rename postgresql-mkspecfiles to


Update the affected postgresql packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74773

File Name: openSUSE-2012-675.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, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

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

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-debuginfo, 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:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2143, CVE-2012-2655, CVE-2012-3488, CVE-2012-3489