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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871475
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for postgresql RHSA-2015:2081-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'postgresql'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'postgresql'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational
database management system (DBMS).

A memory leak error was discovered in the crypt() function of the pgCrypto
extension. An authenticated attacker could possibly use this flaw to
disclose a limited amount of the server memory. (CVE-2015-5288)

All PostgreSQL users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. If the postgresql
service is running, it will be automatically restarted after installing
this update.

Affected Software/OS:
postgresql on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

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
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