Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5038-1
August 12, 2021

postgresql-10, postgresql-12, postgresql-13 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in PostgreSQL.

Software Description:
- postgresql-13: Object-relational SQL database
- postgresql-12: Object-relational SQL database
- postgresql-10: Object-relational SQL database


It was discovered that the PostgresQL planner could create incorrect plans
in certain circumstances. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
PostgreSQL to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly obtain
sensitive information from memory. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04
LTS and Ubuntu 21.04. (CVE-2021-3677)

It was discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled certain SSL
renegotiation ClientHello messages from clients. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause PostgreSQL to crash, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2021-3449)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
  postgresql-13                   13.4-0ubuntu0.21.04.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  postgresql-12                   12.8-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  postgresql-10                   10.18-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. After a standard system update you need to restart PostgreSQL to
make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2021-3449, CVE-2021-3677

Package Information: