RHEL 6 : postgresql92 in Satellite Server (RHSA-2016:1060)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91118
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for postgresql92-postgresql is now available for Red Hat Satellite 5.7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system (DBMS).
Security Fix(es) :
* An 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.
Red Hat would like to thank PostgreSQL upstream for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Tom Lane and Greg Stark as the original reporters.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.