(RHSA-2020:3284) Important: postgresql-jdbc security update

2020-08-03T20:33:30
ID RHSA-2020:3284
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2020-08-03T20:46:20

Description

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system. The postgresql-jdbc package includes the .jar files needed for Java programs to access a PostgreSQL database.

Security Fix(es):

  • postgresql-jdbc: XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in PgSQLXML (CVE-2020-13692)

This update introduces a backwards incompatible change required to resolve this issue. Refer to the Red Hat Knowledgebase article 5266441 linked to in the References section for information on how to re-enable the old insecure behavior.

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.