Gentoo: GLSA-201408-15: PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date29 Aug 2014
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL, the worst of which may allow remote Denial of Service.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201408-15
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: August 29, 2014
         Bugs: #456080, #463884, #501946
           ID: 201408-15
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL, the worst of
    which may allow remote Denial of Service.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database management
    system.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  dev-db/postgresql-server
                                      < 9.3.3 *>= 8.4.20
                                                               *>= 9.1.12
                                                                *>= 9.2.7
                                                               *>= 9.0.16
                                                                 >= 9.3.3
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PostgreSQL. Please
    review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote authenticated attacker may be able to create a Denial of
    Service condition, bypass security restrictions, or have other
    unspecified impact.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All PostgreSQL 9.3 users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-server-9.3.3"
    
    All PostgreSQL 9.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-server-9.2.7"
    
    All PostgreSQL 9.1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=dev-db/postgresql-server-9.1.12"
    
    All PostgreSQL 9.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=dev-db/postgresql-server-9.0.16"
    
    All PostgreSQL 8.4 users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=dev-db/postgresql-server-8.4.20"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [  1 ] CVE-2013-0255
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-0255
    [  2 ] CVE-2013-1899
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1899
    [  3 ] CVE-2013-1900
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1900
    [  4 ] CVE-2013-1901
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1901
    [  5 ] CVE-2014-0060
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0060
    [  6 ] CVE-2014-0061
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0061
    [  7 ] CVE-2014-0062
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0062
    [  8 ] CVE-2014-0063
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0063
    [  9 ] CVE-2014-0064
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0064
    [ 10 ] CVE-2014-0065
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0065
    [ 11 ] CVE-2014-0066
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0066
    [ 12 ] CVE-2014-2669
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2669
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201408-15.xml
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
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