Security update for postgresql13

SUSE Security Update: Security update for postgresql13
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:0545-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1182039 #1182040
Cross-References:CVE-2021-20229 CVE-2021-3393
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for postgresql13 fixes the following issues:
Upgrade to version 13.2:

  • Updating stored views and reindexing might be needed after applying this update.
  • CVE-2021-3393, bsc#1182040: Fix information leakage in constraint-violation error messages.
  • CVE-2021-20229, bsc#1182039: Fix failure to check per-column SELECT privileges in some join queries.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2021-545=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-545=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • postgresql13-debugsource-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-devel-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-devel-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • postgresql13-server-devel-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-server-devel-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libecpg6-13.2-3.6.1
    • libecpg6-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
    • libpq5-13.2-3.6.1
    • libpq5-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-contrib-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-contrib-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-debugsource-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-plperl-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-plperl-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-plpython-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-plpython-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-pltcl-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-pltcl-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-server-13.2-3.6.1
    • postgresql13-server-debuginfo-13.2-3.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (s390x x86_64):
    • libpq5-32bit-13.2-3.6.1
    • libpq5-debuginfo-32bit-13.2-3.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • postgresql13-docs-13.2-3.6.1