Amazon Linux AMI : postgresql8 (ALAS-2016-689)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90631
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the PostgreSQL handling code for regular expressions. A remote attacker could use a specially crafted regular expression to cause PostgreSQL to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.
SolutionRun 'yum update postgresql8' to update your system.