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

high Nessus Plugin ID 91118
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.
(CVE-2016-0773)

Red Hat would like to thank PostgreSQL upstream for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Tom Lane and Greg Stark as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1060

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-0773

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91118

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

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/13/2016

Updated: 10/24/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/17/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0773

RHSA: 2016:1060