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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1261-1 (postgresql)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

8.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

15 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to postgresql announced via advisory DSA 1261-1. It was discovered that the PostgreSQL database performs insufficient type checking for SQL function arguments, which might lead to denial of service or information disclosure.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 7.4.7-6sarge4. For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 8.1.7-1 of the postgresql-8.1 package. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 8.1.7-1 of the postgresql-8.1 package. We recommend that you upgrade your PostgreSQL packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201261-1

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