Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-DBD-Pg (MDVSA-2012:112)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61965


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in perl-DBD-Pg :

Two format string flaws were found in the way perl-DBD-Pg. A rogue server could provide a specially crafted database warning or specially crafted DBD statement, which once processed by the perl-DBD-Pg interface would lead to perl-DBD-Pg based process crash (CVE-2012-1151).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected perl-DBD-Pg package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61965

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-112.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/06

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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:2011

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: 2012/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1151

BID: 52378

MDVSA: 2012:112