SUSE-SU-2017:3107-1: moderate: Security update for postgresql-init

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Mon Nov 27 14:19:50 MST 2017

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for postgresql-init

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:3107-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1062722 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-14798
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for postgresql-init fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2017-14798: A race condition in the init script could be used by
     attackers able to access the postgresql account to escalate their
     privileges to root (bsc#1062722)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-postgresql-init-13352=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (noarch):



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