Scientific Linux Security Update : postgresql on SL6.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89098
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the PostgreSQL handling code for regular expressions. A remote attacker could use a specially crafted regular expression to cause PostgreSQL to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.
If the postgresql service is running, it will be automatically restarted after installing this update.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.