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[DSA397] DSA-397-1 postgresql

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-397-1 postgresql

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Tom Lane discovered a buffer overflow in the to_ascii function in
PostgreSQL. This permits remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
the host running the database.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 7.2.1-2woody4.
The unstable distribution (sid) does not contain this problem.
We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-397
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8741

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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