FreeBSD : postgresql -- bitsubstr overflow (e050119b-3856-11df-b2b2-002170daae37)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

BugTraq reports :

PostgreSQL is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because the
application fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied
data.

Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with
elevated privileges or crash the affected application.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b4468df1

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45348 (freebsd_pkg_e050119b385611dfb2b2002170daae37.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37973

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0442

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