Debian DSA-2657-1 : postgresql-8.4 - guessable random numbers
High Nessus Plugin ID 65812
The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
A vulnerability was discovered in PostgreSQL database server. Random numbers generated by contrib/pgcrypto functions may be easy for another database user to guess.
Upgrade the postgresql-8.4 packages. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.17-0squeeze1. Note: postgresql-8.4 in Squeeze is not affected by CVE-2013-1899 (database files corruption) and CVE-2013-1901 (unprivileged user can interfere with in-progress backups).