Pivotal Postgres v11.4 Release Notes
This document describes features, fixes, and known issues in Pivotal Postgres v11.4.
|Pivotal Postgres Version||Component||Component Version|
The final portion of the version (for example,
-1) indicates the Pivotal packaging version of the component. From time to time Pivotal may change the install package or installation method, but not change the upstream version of the open source component. In such a case, only the Pivotal version would increment.
This release of Pivotal Postgres updates the PostgreSQL database version to 11.4. Version 11.4 fixes an important security vulnerability:
- CVE-2019-10164: Stack-based buffer overflow via setting a password
Version 11.4 also includes numerous bug fixes and improvements, as highlighted in https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/19319499/. See E.1.2. Changes in the PostgreSQL 11.4 Release Notes for a complete list of changes.
No other software components (Client package or JDBC driver) were updated in this release.
See Installing or Upgrading Pivotal Postgres for information about the RPM package contents and upgrade instructions.
- Pivotal does not support using the
repmgrwitness server, as it is not a full and complete solution for detecting split brain scenarios. Use external utilities (not provided by Pivotal) to prevent a split brain situation and to initiate fail-overs using the
- You cannot install Pivotal Postgres alongside an existing Red Hat Enterprise Linux PostgreSQL installation.
- All software components in this release, including the client ODBC and JDBC drivers, are supported only on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) version 7 and CentOS 7 systems.