Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : postgresql (MDVSA-2011:021)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51898
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered and corrected in postgresql :
Buffer overflow in the gettoken function in contrib/intarray/_int_bool.c in the intarray array module in PostgreSQL 9.0.x before 9.0.3, 8.4.x before 8.4.7, 8.3.x before 8.3.14, and 8.2.x before 8.2.20 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via integers with a large number of digits to unspecified functions (CVE-2010-4015).
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This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.