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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0064 :
Updated postgresql packages that fix two security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management system
A flaw was found in the way the PostgreSQL server handles certain
SQL-language functions. An authenticated user could execute a sequence
of commands which could crash the PostgreSQL server or possibly read
from arbitrary memory locations. A user would need to have permissions
to drop and add database tables to be able to exploit this issue
A denial of service flaw was found affecting the PostgreSQL server
running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 systems. An authenticated user
could execute a SQL command which could crash the PostgreSQL server.
Users of PostgreSQL should upgrade to these updated packages
containing PostgreSQL version 7.4.16 or 7.3.18, which correct these
See also :
Update the affected postgresql packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5