Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Informations
NameVMSA-2013-0005First vendor Publication2013-04-04
VendorVMwareLast vendor Modification2013-04-04
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score8.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score6.8AuthenticationRequires single instance
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Detail

a. VMware vFabric Postgres security vulnerabilities

VMware vFabric Postgres has been updated to resolve several security issues that were found to be present in Postgres.

The most serious of these issues, CVE-2013-1899, allows for remote deletion of files from the vFabric Postgres data directory. In case vFabric Postgres is not listening for external incoming traffic the issue cannot be exploited remotely.

Mitigation

Disallowing incoming external traffic will mitigate the issue for CVE-2013-1899. Details can be found in

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/runtime-config-connection.html.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2013-1899, CVE-2013-1900 and CVE-2013-1901 to these issues.

Original Source

Url : http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0005.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
33 %CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls
33 %CWE-189Numeric Errors (CWE/SANS Top 25)
33 %CWE-94Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20118
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20118
Title: DSA-2658-1 postgresql-9.1 - several
Description: Several vulnerabilities were discovered in PostgreSQL database server.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2658-1
CVE-2013-1899
CVE-2013-1900
CVE-2013-1901
Version: 5
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 7
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 7
Product(s): postgresql-9.1
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18325
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18325
Title: USN-1789-1 -- postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4, postgresql-9.1 vulnerabilities
Description: Several security issues were fixed in PostgreSQL.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-1789-1
CVE-2013-1899
CVE-2013-1900
CVE-2013-1901
Version: 7
Platform(s): Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 11.10
Ubuntu 10.04
Ubuntu 8.04
Product(s): postgresql-9.1
postgresql-8.4
postgresql-8.3
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18307
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18307
Title: DSA-2657-1 postgresql-8.4 - guessable random numbers
Description: A vulnerability was discovered in PostgreSQL database server. Random numbers generated by contrib/pgcrypto functions may be easy for another database user to guess.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2657-1
CVE-2013-1900
CVE-2013-1899
CVE-2013-1901
Version: 7
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 6.0
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 6.0
Product(s): postgresql-8.4
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26051
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26051
Title: SUSE-SU-2013:0633-1 -- Security update for PostgreSQL
Description: This update to version 9.1.9 fixes: * CVE-2013-1899: Fix insecure parsing of server command-line switches. * CVE-2013-1900: Reset OpenSSL randomness state in each postmaster child process. * CVE-2013-1901: Make REPLICATION privilege checks test current user not authenticated user.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): SUSE-SU-2013:0633-1
CVE-2013-1899
CVE-2013-1900
CVE-2013-1901
Version: 3
Platform(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11
Product(s): PostgreSQL
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25926
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25926
Title: SUSE-SU-2013:0633-2 -- Security update for PostgreSQL
Description: This update of PostgreSQL to version 9.1.9 fixes: * CVE-2013-1899: Fix insecure parsing of server command-line switches. * CVE-2013-1900: Reset OpenSSL randomness state in each postmaster child process. * CVE-2013-1901: Make REPLICATION privilege checks test current user not authenticated user.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): SUSE-SU-2013:0633-2
CVE-2013-1899
CVE-2013-1900
CVE-2013-1901
Version: 3
Platform(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
Product(s): PostgreSQL
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27350
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27350
Title: DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-1475 -- postgresql and postgresql84 security update (moderate)
Description: [8.4.18-1] - Update to PostgreSQL 8.4.18, for various fixes described at http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/release-8-4-14.html http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/release-8-4-15.html http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/release-8-4-16.html http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/release-8-4-17.html http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/release-8-4-18.html including fixes for CVE-2013-0255, CVE-2013-1900 (#1017837)
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2013-1475
CVE-2013-0255
CVE-2013-1900
Version: 4
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Oracle Linux 6
Product(s): postgresql84
postgresql
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application43
Os5

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

DateDescription
2013-09-19IAVM : 2013-A-0179 - Apple Mac OS X Security Update 2013-004
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0040373
2013-04-11IAVM : 2013-B-0035 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in PostgreSQL
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0037619

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2014-01-10PostgreSQL database name command line injection attempt
RuleID : 26586 - Revision : 4 - Type : SERVER-OTHER

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2014-08-30Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201408-15.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2013-306.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2013-307.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-11-14Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2013-244.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-10-31Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20131029_postgresql_and_postgresql84_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-10-30Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2013-1475.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-10-30Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2013-1475.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-10-30Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-1475.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-17Name : The remote host is missing a security update for OS X Server.
File : macosx_server_2_2_2.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-13Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes several security issues.
File : macosx_10_8_5.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-13Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes several security issues.
File : macosx_SecUpd2013-004.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-04Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2013-178.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-22Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2013-6148.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-20Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2013-142.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-08Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_3f332f169b6b11e28fe908002798f6ff.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-08Name : The remote database server is affected by a file deletion vulnerability.
File : postgresql_cve20131899.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-08Name : The remote database server is affected by an issue in the random number gener...
File : postgresql_cve20131900.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-08Name : The remote database server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
File : postgresql_cve20131901.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-07Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_libecpg6-130402.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-07Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2013-4951.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-07Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2013-5000.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-05Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2657.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-04-05Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1789-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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2014-02-17 12:07:26
  • Multiple Updates
2013-07-16 21:18:26
  • First insertion