Linux Security
    Linux Security
    Linux Security

    Debian: DSA-3476-1: postgresql-9.4 security update

    Date
    159
    Posted By
    Several vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL-9.4, a SQL database system. CVE-2016-0766
    
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3476-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    February 13, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Package        : postgresql-9.4
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-0766 CVE-2016-0773
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL-9.4, a SQL
    database system.
    
    CVE-2016-0766
    
        A privilege escalation vulnerability for users of PL/Java was
        discovered. Certain custom configuration settings (GUCs) for PL/Java
        will now be modifiable only by the database superuser to mitigate
        this issue.
    
    CVE-2016-0773
    
        Tom Lane and Greg Stark discovered a flaw in the way PostgreSQL
        processes specially crafted regular expressions. Very large
        character ranges in bracket expressions could cause infinite
        loops or memory overwrites. A remote attacker can exploit this
        flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, to execute
        arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 9.4.6-0+deb8u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.4 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/
    
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    Tails is the most secure Linux distro out there.

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 2 answer(s).
    /main-polls/41-ubuntu-is-a-more-secure-distro-than-fedora?task=poll.vote&format=json
    41
    radio
    [{"id":"142","title":"Yes - Tails get my vote!","votes":"4","type":"x","order":"1","pct":66.67,"resources":[]},{"id":"143","title":"Nope - Parrot OS has surpassed Tails in its security and privacy.","votes":"2","type":"x","order":"2","pct":33.33,"resources":[]}] ["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"] ["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"] 350

    Please vote first in order to view vote results.


    VIEW MORE POLLS

    bottom 200

    Please enable / Bitte aktiviere JavaScript!
    Veuillez activer / Por favor activa el Javascript![ ? ]

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.