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USN212-1 : libgda2 vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
libgda2 vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- gda2-freetds
- gda2-mysql
- gda2-odbc
- gda2-postgres
- gda2-sqlite
- libgda2-1
- libgda2-3
- libgda2-3-dbg
- libgda2-common
- libgda2-dbg
- libgda2-dev
- libgda2-doc


Description :

Steve Kemp discovered two format string vulnerabilities in the logging
handler of the Gnome database access library. Depending on the
application that uses the library, this could have been exploited to
execute arbitrary code with the permission of the user running the
application.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- gda2-freetds-1.2.1-2ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- gda2-mysql-1.2.1-2ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- gda2-odbc-1.2.1-2ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- gda2-postgres-1.2.1-2ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- gda2-sqlite-1.2.1-2ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libgda2-1-1.1.99-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libgda2-3-1.2.1-2ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libgda2-3-dbg-1.2.1-2ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libgda2-common-1.2.1-2ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libgda2-dbg-1.1.99-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libgda2-dev-1.2.1-2ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
[...]


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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