Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : postgresql (MDKSA-2003:102)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Two bugs were discovered that lead to a buffer overflow in PostgreSQL
versions 7.2.x and 7.3.x prior to 7.3.4, in the abstract data type
(ADT) to ASCII conversion functions. It is believed that, under the
right circumstances, an attacker may use this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary instructions on the PostgreSQL server.

The provided packages are patched to protect against this
vulnerability and all users are encouraged to upgrade immediately.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14084 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-102.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0901

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