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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702658
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2658-1 (postgresql-9.1 - several vulnerabilities)
Summary:Several vulnerabilities were discovered in PostgreSQL database server.;;CVE-2013-1899Mitsumasa Kondo and Kyotaro Horiguchi of NTT Open Source Software Center;discovered that it was possible for a connection request containing a;database name that begins with -;to be crafted that can damage or;destroy files within a server's data directory. Anyone with access to the;port the PostgreSQL server listens on can initiate this request.;;CVE-2013-1900;Random numbers generated by contrib/pgcrypto functions may be easy for;another database user to guess.;;CVE-2013-1901;An unprivileged user could run commands that could interfere with;in-progress backups.
Description:Summary:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in PostgreSQL database server.

CVE-2013-1899Mitsumasa Kondo and Kyotaro Horiguchi of NTT Open Source Software Center
discovered that it was possible for a connection request containing a
database name that begins with -
to be crafted that can damage or
destroy files within a server's data directory. Anyone with access to the
port the PostgreSQL server listens on can initiate this request.

CVE-2013-1900
Random numbers generated by contrib/pgcrypto functions may be easy for
another database user to guess.

CVE-2013-1901
An unprivileged user could run commands that could interfere with
in-progress backups.

Affected Software/OS:
postgresql-9.1 on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), postgresql-9.1 is not available.
DSA-2657-1 has been released for CVE-2013-1900

affecting posgresql-8.4.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 9.1.9-0wheezy1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 9.1.9-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.1 packages.

CVSS Score:
8.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1900
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00004.html
Debian Security Information: DSA-2657 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2657
Debian Security Information: DSA-2658 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2658
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/101519.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/102806.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:142
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1475
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1475.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2013:0633 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00011.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0627 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00007.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0628 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00008.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0635 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00012.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1789-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1899
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1901
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