Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : postgresql (MDVSA-2009:079)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37346
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionPostgreSQL 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.