Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : postgresql-8.1, postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4 vulnerability (USN-1058-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Geoff Keating reported that a buffer overflow exists in the intarray
module's input function for the query_int type. This could allow an
attacker to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary
code as the postgres user.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51871 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46084

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4015