Fedora Core 2 : postgresql-7.4.7-3.FC2.1 (2005-158)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19617


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Mon Feb 21 2005 Tom Lane <tgl at redhat.com> 7.4.7-3.FC2.1

- Repair improper error message in init script when PGVERSION doesn't match.

- Arrange for auto update of version embedded in init script.

- Fix improper call of strerror_r, which leads to junk error messages in libpq.

- Patch additional buffer overruns in plpgsql (CVE-2005-0247)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19617

File Name: fedora_2005-158.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/09/12

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-contrib, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-docs, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-libs, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-pl, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-python, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-server, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-tcl, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postgresql-test, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/02/22

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2005-158