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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131121
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0420
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0420
Description:Summary:
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.

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
6.4

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5288
BugTraq ID: 77049
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77049
Debian Security Information: DSA-3374 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3374
Debian Security Information: DSA-3475 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3475
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172316.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/169094.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-33
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033775
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:0677 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00016.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1907 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-11/msg00033.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1919 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-11/msg00040.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2772-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5289
BugTraq ID: 77048
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77048
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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