GLSA-200703-15 : PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-200703-15
(PostgreSQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

PostgreSQL does not correctly check the data types of the SQL function
arguments under unspecified circumstances nor the format of the
provided tables in the query planner.

Impact :

A remote authenticated attacker could send specially crafted queries to
the server that could result in a server crash and possibly the
unauthorized reading of some database content or arbitrary memory.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200703-15.xml

Solution :

All PostgreSQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose 'dev-db/postgresql'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24840 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-15.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0555
CVE-2007-0556