Ubuntu Update for postgresql-11 USN-4090-1

Published: 2019-08-09 02:00:55
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'postgresql-11' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4090-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Tom Lane discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly restrict functions declared as 'SECURITY DEFINER'. An attacker could use this to execute arbitrary SQL with the permissions of the function owner. (CVE-2019-10208) Andreas Seltenreich discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly handle user-defined hash equality operators. An attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (arbitrary PostgreSQL server memory). This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2019-10209)

Affected Versions:
'postgresql-11' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10208
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10209

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-August/005057.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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