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[GLSA-200608-10] pike: SQL injection vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
pike: SQL injection vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-10
(pike: SQL injection vulnerability)


Some input is not properly sanitised before being used in a SQL
statement in the underlying PostgreSQL database.

Impact

A remote attacker could provide malicious input to a pike program,
which might result in the execution of arbitrary SQL statements.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://secunia.com/advisories/20494/


Solution:
All pike users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/pike-7.6.86"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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