Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly handle certificates
with NULL characters in the Common Name field of X.509 certificates.
An attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack
to view sensitive information or alter encrypted communications.
It was discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly manage
session-local state. A remote authenticated user could exploit this to
escalate priviliges within PostgreSQL. (CVE-2009-4136).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 43622 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3733337334
CVE ID: CVE-2009-4034CVE-2009-4136
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