Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : postgresql (MDVSA-2009:079)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

PostgreSQL before 8.3.7, 8.2.13, 8.1.17, 8.0.21, and 7.4.25 allows
remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (stack
consumption and crash) by triggering a failure in the conversion of a
localized error message to a client-specified encoding, as
demonstrated using mismatched encoding conversion requests
(CVE-2009-0922).

This update provides a fix for this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37346 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-079.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34090

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0922

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