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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0420
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0420
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0420

Vulnerability Insight:
Josh Kupershmidt discovered the pgCrypto extension could expose several bytes of server memory if the crypt() function was provided a too-short salt. An attacker could use this flaw to read private data. (CVE-2015-5288) Oskari Saarenmaa discovered that the json and jsonb handlers could exhaust available stack space. An attacker could use this flaw to perform a denial of service attack. (CVE-2015-5289) The postgresql9.3 and postgresql9.4 packages have been updated to versions 9.3.10 and 9.4.5, respectively, to fix these issues. See the upstream release notes for more details.

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5288
BugTraq ID: 77049
Debian Security Information: DSA-3374 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-3475 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:0677 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1907 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1919 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5289
BugTraq ID: 77048
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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