Operating System:

[Debian]

Published:

18 February 2020

Protect yourself against future threats.

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2020.0541
                      postgresql-9.4 security update
                             18 February 2020

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           postgresql-9.4
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Unauthorised Access -- Existing Account
                   Reduced Security    -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-1720  

Reference:         ESB-2020.0516
                   ESB-2020.0515

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/02/msg00013.html

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Package        : postgresql-9.4
Version        : 9.4.26-0+deb8u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-1720

Tom Lane discovered that "ALTER ... DEPENDS ON EXTENSION" sub commands
in the PostgreSQL database did not perform authorisation checks.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
9.4.26-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.4_9.4.26-0+deb8u1 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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