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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2173-1 (pam-pgsql)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to pam-pgsql announced via advisory DSA 2173-1.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that pam-pgsql, a PAM module to authenticate using a PostgreSQL database, was vulnerable to a buffer overflow in supplied IP-addresses.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.3-2+lenny1. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.7.1-4+squeeze1. For the testing (wheezy) and unstable (sid) distributions, this problem has been fixed in version 0.7.1-5. We recommend that you upgrade your pam-pgsql packages.