MDKA-2005:044 : postgresql

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

A number of bugs are corrected in PostgreSQL version 8.0.4 so an
update for Mandrivalinux 2006 is now available (PostgreSQL 8.0.3 was
provided). Fixes include various memory leakage fixes, improved
checking for partially-written WAL pages, a fix for an error that
allowed 'VACUUM' to remove ctid chains too soon, and other fixes.

A dump/reload of the databases are not required when upgrading from
the provided 8.0.3 version, but may be required if upgrading from an
ealier version (ie. upgrading from Mandrivalinux LE2005).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :


Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24470 (mandrake_MDKA-2005-044.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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