This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Perl DBI is a database access Application Programming Interface (API)
for the Perl language. perl-DBD-Pg allows Perl applications to access
PostgreSQL database servers.
Two format string flaws were found in perl-DBD-Pg. A specially-crafted
database warning or error message from a server could cause an
application using perl-DBD-Pg to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
All users of perl-DBD-Pg are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which contains a backported patch to fix these issues.
Applications using perl-DBD-Pg must be restarted for the update to
See also :
Update the affected perl-DBD-Pg and / or perl-DBD-Pg-debuginfo
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61372 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1151