SUSE-SU-2016:0677-1: important: Security update for postgresql94

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for postgresql94

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:0677-1
Rating:             important
References:         #949669 #949670 #966435 #966436 
Cross-References:   CVE-2007-4772 CVE-2015-5288 CVE-2015-5289
                    CVE-2016-0766 CVE-2016-0773
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for postgresql94 fixes the following issues:

   - Security and bugfix release 9.4.6:
     * *** IMPORTANT *** Users of version 9.4 will need to reindex any
       jsonb_path_ops indexes they have created, in order to fix a persistent
       issue with missing index entries.
     * Fix infinite loops and buffer-overrun problems in regular expressions
       (CVE-2016-0773, bsc#966436).
     * Fix regular-expression compiler to handle loops of constraint arcs
     * Prevent certain PL/Java parameters from being set by non-superusers
       (CVE-2016-0766, bsc#966435).
     * Fix many issues in pg_dump with specific object types
     * Prevent over-eager pushdown of HAVING clauses for GROUPING SETS
     * Fix deparsing error with ON CONFLICT ... WHERE clauses
     * Fix tableoid errors for postgres_fdw
     * Prevent floating-point exceptions in pgbench
     * Make \det search Foreign Table names consistently
     * Fix quoting of domain constraint names in pg_dump
     * Prevent putting expanded objects into Const nodes
     * Allow compile of PL/Java on Windows
     * Fix "unresolved symbol" errors in PL/Python execution
     * Allow Python2 and Python3 to be used in the same database
     * Add support for Python 3.5 in PL/Python
     * Fix issue with subdirectory creation during initdb
     * Make pg_ctl report status correctly on Windows
     * Suppress confusing error when using pg_receivexlog with older servers
     * Multiple documentation corrections and additions
     * Fix erroneous hash calculations in gin_extract_jsonb_path()
   - For the full release notse, see:

   - Security and bugfix release 9.4.5:
     * CVE-2015-5289, bsc#949670: json or jsonb input values constructed from
       arbitrary user input can crash the PostgreSQL server and cause a
       denial of service.
     * CVE-2015-5288, bsc#949669: The crypt() function included with the
       optional pgCrypto extension could be exploited to read a few
       additional bytes of memory. No working exploit for this issue has been
   - For the full release notse, see:
   - Relax dependency on libpq to major version.

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch sdksp4-postgresql94-12440=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-postgresql94-12440=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch sledsp4-postgresql94-12440=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-postgresql94-12440=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 (x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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