Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : postgresql-8.1 regression (USN-417-3)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

USN-417-2 fixed a severe regression in the PostgreSQL server that was
introduced in USN-417-1 and caused some valid queries to be aborted
with a type error. This update fixes a similar (but much less
prominent) error.

At the same time, PostgreSQL is updated to version 8.1.8, which fixes
a range of important bugs.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28009 ()

Bugtraq ID: 22387