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[DSA1261] DSA-1261-1 postgresql

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1261-1 postgresql

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was discovered that the PostgreSQL database performs insufficient type
checking for SQL function arguments, which might lead to denial of service
or information disclosure.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 7.4.7-6sarge4.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 8.1.7-1 of the postgresql-8.1 package.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.1.7-1 of the postgresql-8.1 package.
We recommend that you upgrade your PostgreSQL packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1261
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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