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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201204-08
(Perl DBD-Pg Module: Arbitrary code execution)
Format string vulnerabilities have been found in the the 'pg_warn()' and
'dbd_st_prepare()' functions in dbdimp.c.
A remote PostgreSQL server could send specially crafted database
warnings or DBD statements, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All users of the Perl DBD-Pg module should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-perl/DBD-Pg-2.19.0'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59624 ()
Bugtraq ID: 52378
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1151
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