GLSA-201701-33 : PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96474

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-33 (PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or escalate privileges.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All PostgreSQL 9.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/postgresql-9.5.4:9.5' All PostgreSQL 9.4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>dev-db/postgresql-9.4.9:9.4' All PostgreSQL 9.3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>dev-db/postgresql-9.3.14:9.3' All PostgreSQL 9.2.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>dev-db/postgresql-9.2.18:9.2' All PostgreSQL 9.1.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>dev-db/postgresql-9.1.23:9.1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-33

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96474

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-33.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.3

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/13

Updated: 2017/05/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5288, CVE-2015-5289, CVE-2016-0766, CVE-2016-0773, CVE-2016-5423, CVE-2016-5424

GLSA: 201701-33