RHEL 6 : postgresql92 in Satellite Server (RHSA-2016:1060)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91118


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An 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.


Update the affected packages.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91118

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-1060.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/13

Modified: 2017/01/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql92-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql92-postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql92-postgresql-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql92-postgresql-pltcl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql92-postgresql-server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:postgresql92-postgresql-upgrade, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0773

OSVDB: 134458

RHSA: 2016:1060