Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums

If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.

Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Fedora Local Security Checks >> Fedora Core 2 2005-158: postgresql

Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 2 2005-158: postgresql

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the postgresql package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-158 (postgresql).

PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management system
(DBMS) that supports almost all SQL constructs (including
transactions, subselects and user-defined types and functions).

* Mon Feb 21 2005 Tom Lane 7.4.7-3.FC2.1

- Repair improper error message in init script when PGVERSION doesn't match.
- Arrange for auto update of version embedded in init script.
- Fix improper call of strerror_r, which leads to junk error messages in libpq.
- Patch additional buffer overruns in plpgsql (CVE-2005-0247)

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors


No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.