PostgreSQL < 8.3.23 / 8.4.17 / 9.0.13 / 9.1.9 / 9.2.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6747
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Synopsis

The remote database server is vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

Versions of PostgreSQL earlier than 8.3.23 / 8.4.17 / 9.0.13 / 9.1.9 / 9.2.4 and are potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An insecure temporary file-creation, specifically occurs when a file with a predictable filename in the '/tmp' directory is created. (CVE-2013-1902)

- A password disclosure vulnerability occurs due to the application passing the database superuser passwords to a script, specifically exists in the graphical installers package. (CVE-2013-1903)

Solution

Upgrade to PostgreSQL 8.3.23 / 8.4.17 / 9.0.13 / 9.1.9 / 9.2.4 or later.

See Also

http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1456

http://www.postgresql.org/support/security/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6747

Family: Database

Published: 4/5/2013

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8704, 8705

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:postgresql:postgresql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 4/4/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/4/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1903, CVE-2013-1902

BID: 58876, 58878, 58879, 58877, 58882