GLSA-200608-10 : pike: SQL injection vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-10
(pike: SQL injection vulnerability)

Some input is not properly sanitised before being used in a SQL
statement in the underlying PostgreSQL database.

Impact :

A remote attacker could provide malicious input to a pike program,
which might result in the execution of arbitrary SQL statements.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://secunia.com/advisories/20494/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-10.xml

Solution :

All pike users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/pike-7.6.86'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22168 (gentoo_GLSA-200608-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4041