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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-06

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-06
Posted Oct 9, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-6 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL, the worst of which could result in privilege escalation. Versions less than 9.6.4 are affected.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-7484, CVE-2017-7485, CVE-2017-7486, CVE-2017-7546, CVE-2017-7547, CVE-2017-7548
MD5 | 8832a17aa8d46244fdfe86593ea1483a

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-06

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Severity: Normal
Title: PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 08, 2017
Bugs: #618462, #627462
ID: 201710-06

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PostgreSQL, the worst of
which could result in privilege escalation.

Background
==========

PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database management
system.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-db/postgresql < 9.6.4 >= 9.6.4:9.6
>= 9.5.8:9.5
>= 9.4.13:9.4
>= 9.3.18:9.3
>= 9.2.22:9.2

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PostgreSQL. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could escalate privileges, cause a Denial of Service
condition, obtain passwords, cause a loss in information, or obtain
sensitive information.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All PostgreSQL 9.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-9.6.4"

All PostgreSQL 9.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-9.5.8"

All PostgreSQL 9.4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-9.4.13"

All PostgreSQL 9.3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-9.3.18"

All PostgreSQL 9.2.x users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/postgresql-9.2.22"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-7484
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7484
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-7485
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7485
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-7486
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7486
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-7546
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7546
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-7547
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7547
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-7548
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7548

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-06

Concerns?
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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
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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