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: CVE-2015-5288: 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: N/A
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
Authentication Manager is not vulnerable. We do not install the pbCrypto extension.
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