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FreeBSD Ports: postgresql-client, postgresql-server

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: postgresql-client postgresql-server CVE-2009-4034 PostgreSQL 7.4.x before 7.4.27, 8.0.x before 8.0.23, 8.1.x before 8.1.19, 8.2.x before 8.2.15, 8.3.x before 8.3.9, and 8.4.x before 8.4.2 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which (1) allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL-based PostgreSQL servers via a crafted server certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, and (2) allows remote attackers to bypass intended client-hostname restrictions via a crafted client certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408. CVE-2009-4136 PostgreSQL 7.4.x before 7.4.27, 8.0.x before 8.0.23, 8.1.x before 8.1.19, 8.2.x before 8.2.15, 8.3.x before 8.3.9, and 8.4.x before 8.4.2 does not properly manage session-local state during execution of an index function by a database superuser, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via a table with crafted index functions, as demonstrated by functions that modify (1) search_path or (2) a prepared statement, a related issue to CVE-2007-6600 and CVE-2009-3230.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades.

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