SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : postgresql94 (SUSE-SU-2016:2415-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93807

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for postgresql94 to version 9.4.9 fixes the several
issues. These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-5423: CASE/WHEN with inlining can cause
untrusted pointer dereference (bsc#993454).

- CVE-2016-5424: Fix client programs' handling of special
characters in database and role names (bsc#993453).

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for
details.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1409=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1409=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1409=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=973660

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=993453

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=993454

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5423/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5424/

http://www.nessus.org/u?40d300a8

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93807

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2415-1.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/30

Modified: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libecpg6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libecpg6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpq5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpq5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-libs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postgresql94-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5423, CVE-2016-5424