GLSA-201701-24 : PgBouncer: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96418


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-24 (PgBouncer: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PgBouncer. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker might send a specially crafted package possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker might bypass authentication in configurations using the “auth_user” feature.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All PgBouncer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/pgbouncer-1.7.2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96418

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-24.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/12

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:pgbouncer, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4054, CVE-2015-6817

GLSA: 201701-24