Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : postgresql (MDVSA-2013:012)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in postgresql :

PostgreSQL 9.2.x before 9.2.3, 9.1.x before 9.1.8, 9.0.x before
9.0.12, 8.4.x before 8.4.16, and 8.3.x before 8.3.23 does not properly
declare the enum_recv function in backend/utils/adt/enum.c, which
causes it to be invoked with incorrect arguments and allows remote
authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) or
read sensitive process memory via a crafted SQL command, which
triggers an array index error and an out-of-bounds read
(CVE-2013-0255).

This advisory provides the latest versions of PostgreSQL that is not
vulnerable to these issues.

See also :

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/release-8-3-23.html
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/release-9-0-12.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64647 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57844

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0255

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