USN-3479-1: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities
14 November 2017
Several security issues were fixed in PostgreSQL.
David Rowley discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly handled memory when
processing certain JSON functions. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2017-15098)
Dean Rasheed discovered that PostgreSQL incorrectly enforced SELECT
privileges when processing INSERT ... ON CONFLICT DO UPDATE commands. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive
information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 17.04 and
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. After a standard system update you need to restart PostgreSQL to
make all the necessary changes.