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Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SuSE Update for postgresql96 openSUSE-SU-2018:3449-1 (postgresql96)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'postgresql96'; package(s) announced via the openSUSE-SU-2018:3449_1 advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'postgresql96'
package(s) announced via the openSUSE-SU-2018:3449_1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for postgresql96 to 9.6.10 fixes the following issues:

These security issues were fixed:

- CVE-2018-10915: libpq failed to properly reset its internal state
between connections. If an affected version of libpq was used with
'host' or 'hostaddr' connection parameters from untrusted input,
attackers could have bypassed client-side connection security features,
obtain access to higher privileged connections or potentially cause
other impact SQL injection, by causing the PQescape() functions to
malfunction (bsc#1104199)

- CVE-2018-10925: Add missing authorization check on certain statements
involved with 'INSERT ... ON CONFLICT DO UPDATE'. An attacker with
'CREATE TABLE' privileges could have exploited this to read arbitrary
bytes server memory. If the attacker also had certain 'INSERT' and
limited 'UPDATE' privileges to a particular table, they could have
exploited this to update
other columns in the same table (bsc#1104202)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended
installation methods
like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1278=1

Affected Software/OS:
postgresql96 on openSUSE Leap 42.3.

Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-10915
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-10925
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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