Ubuntu 5.04 : pike7.6 vulnerability (USN-367-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A SQL injection was discovered in Pike's PostgreSQL module.
Applications using a PostgreSQL database and uncommon character
encodings could be fooled into running arbitrary SQL commands, which
could result in privilege escalation within the application,
application data exposure, or denial of service.

Please refer to http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-288-1 for more detailled
information.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27947 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4041

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