Ubuntu 5645-1: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5645-1
September 28, 2022

postgresql-9.5 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in PostgreSQL.

Software Description:
- postgresql-9.5: Object-relational SQL database

Details:

Jacob Champion discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled SSL
certificate verification and encryption. A remote attacker could possibly
use this issue to inject arbitrary SQL queries when a connection is first
established. (CVE-2021-23214)

Tom Lane discovered that PostgreSQL incorrect handled certain array
subscripting calculations. An authenticated attacker could possibly use
this issue to overwrite server memory and escalate privileges.
(CVE-2021-32027)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  postgresql-9.5                  9.5.25-0ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5645-1
  CVE-2021-23214, CVE-2021-32027

Ubuntu 5645-1: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities

September 28, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in PostgreSQL. Software Description: - postgresql-9.5: Object-relational SQL database Details: Jacob Champion discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled SSL certificate verification and encryption. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to inject arbitrary SQL queries when a connection is first established. (CVE-2021-23214) Tom Lane discovered that PostgreSQL incorrect handled certain array subscripting calculations. An authenticated attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite server memory and escalate privileges. (CVE-2021-32027)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: postgresql-9.5 9.5.25-0ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5645-1

CVE-2021-23214, CVE-2021-32027

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5645-1

Package Information

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