000032020 - RSA Authentication Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities in PostgreSQL - False Positive

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Article Number000032020
Applies ToRSA Product Set: SecurID
RSA Product/Service Type: Authentication Manager 
RSA Version/Condition: 8.x
Platform: SuSE Linux
Platform (Other): PostgreSQL
O/S Version:11
CVE IDCVE-2015-5288
Article SummaryTitle: Multiple Vulnerabilities in PostgreSQL 
IAVM Notice Number: 2015-B-0126 Revision Number: 0.0 
Executive Summary: 
PostgreSQL has addressed multiple vulnerabilities affecting various versions of the PostgreSQL object-relational database system. PostgreSQL is an open source database system. To exploit these vulnerabilities, an attacker would send a malicious request to an affected application.. If successfully exploited, these vulnerabilities would allow an attacker to gain access to sensitive information, and cause a denial of service condition. 
Technical Overview: 
The crypt() function included with the optional pgCrypto extension could be exploited to read a few additional bytes of memory. No working exploit for this issue has been developed. 
Vulnerable Applications/Systems and Countermeasures: 
Vulnerable Applications/Systems with Fixes Available: 
PostgreSQL prior to 9.4.5 
PostgreSQL prior to 9.3.10 
PostgreSQL prior to 9.2.14 
PostgreSQL prior to 9.1.19 
PostgreSQL prior to 9.0.23 
Fix Action: Upgrade to non-vulnerable version of PostgreSQL 
Upgrade to:
PostgreSQL 9.4.5 or later 
PostgreSQL 9.3.10 or later 
PostgreSQL 9.2.14 or later 
PostgreSQL 9.1.19 or later 
PostgreSQL 9.0.23 or later 
Link to Advisorieshttps://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-5288
Alert ImpactNot Applicable
Technical DetailsFalse positive
Technical Details ExplanationAuthentication Manager is not vulnerable. We do not install the pbCrypto extension.



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