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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6538-2
January 17, 2024

postgresql-10 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in PostgreSQL.

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

Details:

USN-6538-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in PostgreSQL. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

 Jingzhou Fu discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled certain unknown
 arguments in aggregate function calls. A remote attacker could possibly use
 this issue to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2023-5868)
 
 Pedro Gallegos discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled modifying
 certain SQL array values. A remote attacker could use this issue to obtain
 sensitive information, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-5869)
 
 Hemanth Sandrana and Mahendrakar Srinivasarao discovered that PostgreSQL
 allowed the pg_signal_backend role to signal certain superuser processes,
 contrary to expectations. (CVE-2023-5870)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
  postgresql-10                   10.23-0ubuntu0.18.04.2+esm1
  postgresql-client-10            10.23-0ubuntu0.18.04.2+esm1

After a standard system update you need to restart PostgreSQL to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6538-2
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6538-1
  CVE-2023-5868, CVE-2023-5869, CVE-2023-5870

Ubuntu 6538-2: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities

January 17, 2024
Several security issues were fixed in PostgreSQL.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) Summary: Several security issues were fixed in PostgreSQL. Software Description: - postgresql-10: Object-relational SQL database Details: USN-6538-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in PostgreSQL. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Original advisory details: Jingzhou Fu discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled certain unknown arguments in aggregate function calls. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2023-5868) Pedro Gallegos discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled modifying certain SQL array values. A remote attacker could use this issue to obtain sensitive information, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-5869) Hemanth Sandrana and Mahendrakar Srinivasarao discovered that PostgreSQL allowed the pg_signal_backend role to signal certain superuser processes, contrary to expectations. (CVE-2023-5870)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro): postgresql-10 10.23-0ubuntu0.18.04.2+esm1 postgresql-client-10 10.23-0ubuntu0.18.04.2+esm1 After a standard system update you need to restart PostgreSQL to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6538-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6538-1

CVE-2023-5868, CVE-2023-5869, CVE-2023-5870

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6538-2

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