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 the Safe.pm module as used by PostgreSQL did
not properly restrict PL/perl procedures. If PostgreSQL was configured
to use Perl stored procedures, a remote authenticated attacker could
exploit this to execute arbitrary Perl code. (CVE-2010-1169)
It was discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly check permissions
to restrict PL/Tcl procedures. If PostgreSQL was configured to use Tcl
stored procedures, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this
to execute arbitrary Tcl code. (CVE-2010-1170)
It was discovered that PostgreSQL did not properly check privileges
during certain RESET ALL operations. A remote authenticated attacker
could exploit this to remove all special parameter settings for a user
or database. (CVE-2010-1975).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 46700 ()
Bugtraq ID: 40215
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1168CVE-2010-1169CVE-2010-1170CVE-2010-1975
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