Debian Security Advisory DSA 1261-1 (postgresql)

2008-01-17T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:58016
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
Modified 2017-07-07T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing an update to postgresql announced via advisory DSA 1261-1.

It was discovered that the PostgreSQL database performs insufficient type checking for SQL function arguments, which might lead to denial of service or information disclosure.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: deb_1261_1.nasl 6616 2017-07-07 12:10:49Z cfischer $
# Description: Auto-generated from advisory DSA 1261-1
#
# Authors:
# Thomas Reinke <reinke@securityspace.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
# Text descriptions are largerly excerpted from the referenced
# advisory, and are Copyright (c) the respective author(s)
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2,
# as published by the Free Software Foundation
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
#

include("revisions-lib.inc");
tag_solution = "For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 7.4.7-6sarge4.

For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 8.1.7-1 of the postgresql-8.1 package.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.1.7-1 of the postgresql-8.1 package.

We recommend that you upgrade your PostgreSQL packages.

 https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201261-1";
tag_summary = "The remote host is missing an update to postgresql
announced via advisory DSA 1261-1.

It was discovered that the PostgreSQL database performs insufficient type
checking for SQL function arguments, which might lead to denial of service
or information disclosure.";


if(description)
{
 script_id(58016);
 script_version("$Revision: 6616 $");
 script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-07-07 14:10:49 +0200 (Fri, 07 Jul 2017) $");
 script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2008-01-17 23:17:11 +0100 (Thu, 17 Jan 2008)");
 script_cve_id("CVE-2007-0555");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"8.5");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:C");
 script_name("Debian Security Advisory DSA 1261-1 (postgresql)");



 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

 script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com");
 script_family("Debian Local Security Checks");
 script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
 script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/debian_linux", "ssh/login/packages");
 script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
 script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
 script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
 script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
 exit(0);
}

#
# The script code starts here
#

include("pkg-lib-deb.inc");

res = "";
report = "";
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"postgresql-doc", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libecpg-dev", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libecpg4", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libpgtcl", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libpgtcl-dev", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libpq3", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"postgresql", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"postgresql-client", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"postgresql-contrib", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"postgresql-dev", ver:"7.4.7-6sarge4", rls:"DEB3.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}

if (report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
} else if (__pkg_match) {
    exit(99); # Not vulnerable.
}