Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1051-1 postgresql-9.1 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Aug 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7486, CVE-2017-7546, CVE-2017-7547.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been found in the PostgreSQL database system:

  • CVE-2017-7486

    Andrew Wheelwright discovered that user mappings were insufficiently restricted.

  • CVE-2017-7546

    In some authentication methods empty passwords were accepted.

  • CVE-2017-7547

    User mappings could leak data to unprivileged users.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 9.1.24lts2-0+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.1 packages.

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