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Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2015-619)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.

Insight

Insight

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 )

Solution

Solution

Run yum update postgresql8 to update your system.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)