FreeBSD : PostgreSQL -- minor security problems. (fc38cd83-00b3-11e5-8ebd-0026551a22dc)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83799


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


PostgreSQL project reports :

This update fixes three security vulnerabilities reported in PostgreSQL over the past few months. Nether of these issues is seen as particularly urgent. However, users should examine them in case their installations are vulnerable:.

- CVE-2015-3165 Double 'free' after authentication timeout.

- CVE-2015-3166 Unanticipated errors from the standard library.

- CVE-2015-3167 pgcrypto has multiple error messages for decryption with an incorrect key.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83799

File Name: freebsd_pkg_fc38cd8300b311e58ebd0026551a22dc.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/26

Modified: 2015/10/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:postgresql90-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:postgresql91-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:postgresql92-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:postgresql93-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:postgresql94-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3165, CVE-2015-3166, CVE-2015-3167