openSUSE Security Update : postgresql94 (openSUSE-2016-271)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88980


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This update for postgresql94 fixes the following issues :

- Security and bugfix release 9.4.6 :

- *** IMPORTANT *** Users of version 9.4 will need to reindex any jsonb_path_ops indexes they have created, in order to fix a persistent issue with missing index entries.

- Fix infinite loops and buffer-overrun problems in regular expressions (CVE-2016-0773, bsc#966436).

- Fix regular-expression compiler to handle loops of constraint arcs (CVE-2007-4772).

- Prevent certain PL/Java parameters from being set by non-superusers (CVE-2016-0766, bsc#966435).

- Fix many issues in pg_dump with specific object types

- Prevent over-eager pushdown of HAVING clauses for GROUPING SETS

- Fix deparsing error with ON CONFLICT ... WHERE clauses

- Fix tableoid errors for postgres_fdw

- Prevent floating-point exceptions in pgbench

- Make \det search Foreign Table names consistently

- Fix quoting of domain constraint names in pg_dump

- Prevent putting expanded objects into Const nodes

- Allow compile of PL/Java on Windows

- Fix 'unresolved symbol' errors in PL/Python execution

- Allow Python2 and Python3 to be used in the same database

- Add support for Python 3.5 in PL/Python

- Fix issue with subdirectory creation during initdb

- Make pg_ctl report status correctly on Windows

- Suppress confusing error when using pg_receivexlog with older servers

- Multiple documentation corrections and additions

- Fix erroneous hash calculations in gin_extract_jsonb_path()

- For the full release notse, see:

- PL/Perl still needs to be linked with rpath, so that it can find at runtime. bsc#578053, postgresql-plperl-keep-rpath.patch

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected postgresql94 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88980

File Name: openSUSE-2016-271.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/26

Modified: 2016/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libecpg6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libecpg6-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libecpg6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libecpg6-debuginfo-32bit, 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:postgresql94, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-libs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plperl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plperl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plpython, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-plpython-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-pltcl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postgresql94-test, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4772, CVE-2016-0766, CVE-2016-0773

CWE: 399