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    RedHat: RHSA-2021-0165:01 Important: libpq security update

    Date 18 Jan 2021
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update for libpq is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Extended Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: libpq security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2021:0165-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0165
    Issue date:        2021-01-18
    CVE Names:         CVE-2020-25694 CVE-2020-25696 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for libpq is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1
    Extended Update Support.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream EUS (v. 8.1) - aarch64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    The libpq package provides the PostgreSQL client library, which allows
    client programs to connect to PostgreSQL servers. 
    
    The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
    libpq (12.5). (BZ#1898226, BZ#1901561)
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * postgresql: Reconnection can downgrade connection security settings
    (CVE-2020-25694)
    
    * postgresql: psql's \gset allows overwriting specially treated variables
    (CVE-2020-25696)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1894423 - CVE-2020-25694 postgresql: Reconnection can downgrade connection security settings
    1894430 - CVE-2020-25696 postgresql: psql's \gset allows overwriting specially treated variables
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream EUS (v. 8.1):
    
    Source:
    libpq-12.5-2.el8_1.src.rpm
    
    aarch64:
    libpq-12.5-2.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    libpq-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    libpq-debugsource-12.5-2.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    libpq-devel-12.5-2.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    libpq-devel-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    libpq-12.5-2.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    libpq-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    libpq-debugsource-12.5-2.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    libpq-devel-12.5-2.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    libpq-devel-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    
    s390x:
    libpq-12.5-2.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    libpq-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    libpq-debugsource-12.5-2.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    libpq-devel-12.5-2.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    libpq-devel-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    libpq-12.5-2.el8_1.i686.rpm
    libpq-12.5-2.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    libpq-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.i686.rpm
    libpq-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    libpq-debugsource-12.5-2.el8_1.i686.rpm
    libpq-debugsource-12.5-2.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    libpq-devel-12.5-2.el8_1.i686.rpm
    libpq-devel-12.5-2.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    libpq-devel-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.i686.rpm
    libpq-devel-debuginfo-12.5-2.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25694
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25696
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2021 Red Hat, Inc.
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