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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2013.0517.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2013:0517-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'PostgreSQL' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2013:0517-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'PostgreSQL' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2013:0517-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
PostgreSQL has been updated to version 9.1.8 which fixes various bugs and one security issue.

The security issue fixed in this release, CVE-2013-0255,
allowed a previously authenticated user to crash the server by calling an internal function with invalid arguments. This issue was discovered by the independent security researcher Sumit Soni this week and reported via Secunia SVCRP, and we are grateful for their efforts in making PostgreSQL more secure.

More information can be found at

[link moved to references]

Security Issue reference:

* CVE-2013-0255
>

Affected Software/OS:
'PostgreSQL' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
6.8

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-0255
BugTraq ID: 57844
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/57844
Debian Security Information: DSA-2630 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2630
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-February/098586.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:142
http://osvdb.org/89935
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1475
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1475.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1028092
http://secunia.com/advisories/51923
http://secunia.com/advisories/52819
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0318 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00059.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0319 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00060.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1717-1
XForce ISS Database: postgresql-enumrecv-dos(81917)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81917
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