Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4028-1 postgresql-9.6 -- security update

Date Reported:
09 Nov 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-15098, CVE-2017-15099.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been found in the PostgreSQL database system:

  • CVE-2017-15098

    Denial of service and potential memory disclosure in the json_populate_recordset() and jsonb_populate_recordset() functions

  • CVE-2017-15099

    Insufficient permissions checks in INSERT ... ON CONFLICT DO UPDATE statements.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 9.6.6-0+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.6 packages.