Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-DBD-Pg (MDVSA-2009:344)

High Nessus Plugin ID 43609


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Multiple vulnerabilities was discovered and corrected in perl-DBD-Pg :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the DBD::Pg module for Perl might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified input to an application that uses the getline and pg_getline functions to read database rows.

Memory leak in the dequote_bytea function in quote.c in the DBD::Pg (aka DBD-Pg or libdbd-pg-perl) module before 2.0.0 for Perl allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by fetching data with BYTEA columns (CVE-2009-1341).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.

This update provides a fix for these vulnerabilities.


Update the affected perl-DBD-Pg package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43609

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-344.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/12/29

Modified: 2016/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-DBD-Pg, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0663, CVE-2009-1341

BID: 34755, 34757

MDVSA: 2009:344

CWE: 119, 200