Moderate CentOS postgresql Update

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postgresql-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-8.1.23-5.el5_8.src.rpm, postgresql-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-contrib-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-contrib-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-devel-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-devel-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-docs-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-docs-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-libs-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-libs-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-pl-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-pl-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-python-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-python-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-server-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-server-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-tcl-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-tcl-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-test-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm, postgresql-test-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2012-2143
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2012-06-25
2017-07-27 19:03
ALAS-2012-95
ALAS-2012-91
ALAS-2012-94
Moderate CentOS php53 Update
CVE-2012-2143 php5
CVE-2012-2143 postgresql-8.4
CVE-2012-2143 postgresql-9.1
CVE-2012-2143
2017-04-01 19:06
2017-01-05 20:10

Description


Updated postgresql packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system
(DBMS).

A flaw was found in the way the crypt() password hashing function from the
optional PostgreSQL pgcrypto contrib module performed password
transformation when used with the DES algorithm. If the password string to
be hashed contained the 0x80 byte value, the remainder of the string was
ignored when calculating the hash, significantly reducing the password
strength. This made brute-force guessing more efficient as the whole
password was not required to gain access to protected resources.
(CVE-2012-2143)

Note: With this update, the rest of the string is properly included in the
DES hash; therefore, any previously stored password values that are
affected by this issue will no longer match. In such cases, it will be
necessary for those stored password hashes to be updated.

Upstream acknowledges Rubin Xu and Joseph Bonneau as the original reporters
of this issue.

All PostgreSQL users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. If the postgresql
service is running, it will be automatically restarted after installing
this update.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
5 postgresql postgresql-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql postgresql-8.1.23-5.el5_8.src.rpm
postgresql postgresql-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
postgresql-contrib postgresql-contrib-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql-contrib postgresql-contrib-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
postgresql-devel postgresql-devel-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql-devel postgresql-devel-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
postgresql-docs postgresql-docs-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql-docs postgresql-docs-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
postgresql-libs postgresql-libs-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql-libs postgresql-libs-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
postgresql-pl postgresql-pl-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql-pl postgresql-pl-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
postgresql-python postgresql-python-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql-python postgresql-python-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
postgresql-server postgresql-server-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql-server postgresql-server-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
postgresql-tcl postgresql-tcl-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql-tcl postgresql-tcl-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
postgresql-test postgresql-test-8.1.23-5.el5_8.i386.rpm
postgresql-test postgresql-test-8.1.23-5.el5_8.x86_64.rpm