Debian Security Advisory DSA postgresql-9.6

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Debian security advisory DSA PostgreSQL-9.6, also known as Postgres, is a free and open-source relational database management system emphasizing extensibility and technical standards compliance.

It is designed to handle a range of workloads, from single machines to data warehouses or Web services with many concurrent users.

Debian security advisory DSA PostgreSQL-9.6.

Package: postgresql-9.6
CVE ID: CVE-2020-1720

Tom Lane discovered that "ALTER ... DEPENDS ON EXTENSION" sub commands in the PostgreSQL database did not perform authorisation checks.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 9.6.17-0+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql-9.6 packages.

For the detailed security status of postgresql-9.6 please refer to its security tracker page.

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