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Debian: DSA-3269-1: postgresql-9.1 security update

Date 22 May 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL-9.1, a SQL database system. CVE-2015-3165 (Remote crash)

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3269-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                            Christoph Berg
May 22, 2015                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : postgresql-9.1
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3165 CVE-2015-3166 CVE-2015-3167

Several vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL-9.1, a SQL
database system.

CVE-2015-3165 (Remote crash)

    SSL clients disconnecting just before the authentication timeout
    expires can cause the server to crash.

CVE-2015-3166 (Information exposure)

    The replacement implementation of snprintf() failed to check for
    errors reported by the underlying system library calls; the main
    case that might be missed is out-of-memory situations. In the worst
    case this might lead to information exposure.

CVE-2015-3167 (Possible side-channel key exposure)

    In contrib/pgcrypto, some cases of decryption with an incorrect key
    could report other error message texts. Fix by using a
    one-size-fits-all message.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
in version 9.1.16-0+deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 9.1.16-0+deb8u1. (Jessie contains a reduced postgresql-9.1
package; only CVE-2015-3166 is fixed in the produced binary package
postgresql-plperl-9.1. We recommend to upgrade to postgresql-9.4 to get
the full set of fixes. See the Jessie release notes for details.)

The testing distribution (stretch) and the unstable distribution (sid)
do not contain the postgresql-9.1 package.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.1 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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