Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080039
RHSA-2008:0039: postgresql security update (Moderate)  

PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management system (DBMS). The postgresql packages include the client programs and libraries needed to access a PostgreSQL DBMS server.
A privilege escalation flaw was discovered in PostgreSQL. An authenticated attacker could create an index function that would be executed with administrator privileges during database maintenance tasks, such as database vacuuming. (CVE-2007-6600)
A privilege escalation flaw was discovered in PostgreSQL's Database Link library (dblink). An authenticated attacker could use dblink to possibly escalate privileges on systems with "trust" or "ident" authentication configured. Please note that dblink functionality is not enabled by default, and can only by enabled by a database administrator on systems with the postgresql-contrib package installed. (CVE-2007-3278, CVE-2007-6601)
All postgresql users should upgrade to these updated packages, which include PostgreSQL 7.3.21 and resolve these issues.
Create Date: 2008-01-11 Last Update Date: 2008-01-28

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060015001. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-test is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-test is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489012 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : rh-postgresql-test is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064007. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-tcl is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-tcl is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489009 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : rh-postgresql-tcl is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064023. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-server is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064021. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : rh-postgresql-server is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-server is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-python is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064019. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : rh-postgresql-python is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-python is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489010 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-pl is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064015. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : rh-postgresql-pl is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-pl is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489008 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-jdbc is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-jdbc is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489011 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : rh-postgresql-jdbc is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064005. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-libs is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064011. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : rh-postgresql-libs is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-libs is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-docs is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064009. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : rh-postgresql-docs is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-docs is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-devel is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-devel is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489007 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : rh-postgresql-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064013. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql-contrib is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064017. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : rh-postgresql-contrib is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql-contrib is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : rh-postgresql is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070064003. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : rh-postgresql is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1
Linux : RPM Test :  rh-postgresql is earlier than 0:7.3.21-1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040489002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:7.3.21-1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 

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